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Sexy Health Carnival

Mikinaakominis: Taking the Sexy Health Carnival across Turtle Island

Mikinaakominis: Taking the Sexy Health Carnival across Turtle Island

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network has developed a unique peer-lead intervention called the "Sexy Health Carnival" (SHC) that takes a strengths-based approach to promoting Indigenous youth health at pow wows, M├ętis gatherings and Inuit festivals. Pilot tests demonstrated that it is capable of reaching youth who (based on their sexual and drug histories) may

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Mikinaakominis: Taking the Sexy Health Carnival across Turtle Island

Mikinaakominis: Taking the Sexy Health Carnival across Turtle Island

Project Investigator: Sarah Flicker. Partner: Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN). Funding: CIHR Operating Grant. Term: 2015-2021. The research aims to (1) Understand the landscape, feasibility and readiness of communities across Canada to incorporate HIV prevention content into diverse Indigenous gatherings; (2) Build the research and health promotion capacities of 9 Indigenous SHC youth leaders

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