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Jennifer Lavalley

  • Scholar 2020
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Interdisciplinary Studies
University of British Columbia
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Jennifer Lavalley is Cree-Saulteaux Métis born and raised in Treaty 4 territory – Regina, SK, with ancestral roots from Muscowpetung First Nation in southern SK and the Red River Settlements in Manitoba. She is a Project Coordinator at the BC Centre on Substance Use providing research support to the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society (WAHRS), and a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of British Columbia. Jennifer’s research aims to explore the experiences of Indigenous people who use drugs in order to optimize and ensure the cultural relevance of overdose-focused harm reduction and substance use treatment.