A lecture on Race, Medicine and the State: Indian Hospitals in Canada

Dr. Maureen Lux, photo credit Heather Fritz

Dr. Maureen Lux, photo credit: Heather Fritz

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of History presents a lecture by Dr. Maureen K. Lux entitled Race, Medicine and the State: Indian Hospitals in Canada on Saturday, September 23 at 12:30 – 1:30 pm in room 1M28, Manitoba Hall.  This lecture is sponsored by the Riley Fellowship Fund. Admission is free and it is open to the public.

Lux teaches Canadian and Indigenous history at Brock University. Her book, Medicine That Walks: Medicine, Disease and Canadian Plains Native People, 1880-1940 (University of Toronto Press 2001) won the Canadian Historical Association Clio Prize as well as the Royal Society of Canada’s Hannah Medal for the History of Medicine. Her research examines the health effects of colonialism on Indigenous people on the prairies.


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