Christopher Fletcher

Christopher Fletcher is a medical, visual and ecological anthropologist whose primary work for the past 20 years has been with arctic and subarctic Aboriginal communities in Canada. His research focuses on collaborative projects that explore cultural perspectives on health in northern Canadian communities with an emphasis on indigenous resilience and wellbeing. Recent projects include work documenting traditional medical practices and local meanings of health in a Dene community, the language and discourse of taste and satiety in Inuktitut, the provision of services to Inuit in urban centres, and the health effects of housing in Inuit regions. He is currently co-lead of a community health assessment component of the Qanuilirpitaa Nunavik regional health survey. He is an Associate professor in the Department of Social and Preventative Medicine at Université Laval and researcher at the Population Health and Optimal Practices in Health Research Unit, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec Research Centre.


Professeur titulaire
Département de médecine sociale et préventive
Faculté de médecine
Université Laval



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