Indigenous Breastfeeding Research Project

Indigenous Breastfeeding Research Project

Seeking Indigenous people who have given birth to participate in a research study to learn about your stories and experiences with feeding your baby.

Angie Sanchez ndizhnikaaz, ajijaak ndodem, Odawa minwaa Ojibwekwe ndaw. My family comes from Kewadin and Northport on my mom’s side, and Sault Ste. Marie and Sheshegwaning, ON on my father’s side. I am a fourth year PhD student at Michigan State University studying Geography, and my research focuses on increasing access to breastfeeding support resources in Indigenous communities. I am looking for life givers to interview either in a talking circle (focus group) or in single interviews or surveys. If you are willing to participate, please see the eligibility requirements below and then fill out the application at the link provided.

Please fill out application to participate, found at

• Must have given birth and fed a baby (breastmilk or formula)
• Be at least 18 years old
If selected, you will be invited to participate in ONE of the following:
• In person talking circle (focus group) plus survey, receive $150 Visa Gift Card
• In person or zoom interview plus survey will receive $75 Visa Gift Card
• Online survey only will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card

Contact Information:
Angie Sanchez (Doctoral Student, Co-PI)
Email: [email protected] Phone: 231.642.0114
Dr. Sue Grady (Co-PI)
Email: [email protected] Phone: 517.432.9998
For information about the IRB:
IRB# STUDY00002828
[email protected]