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Dr. Cheryl Bartlett has become an educational innovator by marrying ancient knowledge with Western Science. She's one of the founders of the Integrative Science Program at Cape Breton University, a program that's unique in Canada and the world for incorporating aboriginal knowledge with standard science curriculum.

Dr. Bartlett holds the Tier One Canada Research Chair in Integrative Science, a seven year renewable grant worth 1.4 million dollars. And, she's also part of a research team that's been awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant of 1 million dollars for Aboriginal Health Research.

Dr. Bartlett grew up in Duchess, Alberta.  (runs 17:37)

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