Mi’kmaw nurse wants more Indigenous students entering profession – CBC

Oct 04, 2021

Dawn Googoo says she’s helped 15 students with scholarships, academics and emotional support

A Cape Breton woman wants to make the nursing profession more attractive to other Indigenous students.

Dawn Googoo, from We’koqma’q, is a registered nurse and a master of nursing student at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

A few months ago, she was hired as the lead for the L’nu Nurse Initiative as part of the Nova Scotia Research Chair in Indigenous Health Nursing at Dalhousie.

“My position is officially to gather evidence to find the best supports to help Indigenous students be successful in the nursing profession or in their schooling,” said Googoo.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/mi-kmaw-nurse-wants-more-indigenous-students-entering-profession-1.6194164

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