Kelly Gordon has worked as a Registered Dietitian for over 13 years, focusing on community health. Kelly is Kanyen’keha (Mohawk), bear clan and a proud mother of two energetic children. A graduate from McGill University, she has strived to use her education, opportunities and knowledge to work towards building a healthier population and supporting Indigenous Peoples’. Currently Kelly works for Six Nations of the Grand River as a Community Dietitian; she previously worked for Toronto Public Health and Davenport Perth Community Health Centre. Her current focus is working to integrate Traditional knowledge into her everyday practice, supporting community members on their journey towards wellness.
Six Nations Health Services
Six Nations Health Services is located on Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in southwestern Ontario, approximately 25 kms southwest from Hamilton. Providing services to the largest First Nations population in Canada, of approximately 25000 total band members. The vision of Six Nations Health services is a holistic system that inspires people to achieve wellness. Our mission is to create a safe environment to guide, support and care for our community members on their wellness journey. Our core values are reflected in our relationships with each other, our clients and our community. Together we value preserving the unique identity of the Six Nations community through our commitment to cooperation, good mind, strength, respect and compassion.
At Six Nations Health Services, we aspire to increase access and awareness of our traditional foods and food ways by embedding culture as the foundation in our work to promote well-being. Currently, our Community Dietitian is working to increase relationships with local traditional food producers, gatherers and providers. We are supporting and educating programs and departments in Health Services to ensure the increased use of foods that are original to our Territory for our client populations.
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