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Aboriginal women's health research synthesis project: final report  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/synthesis/cover.pdf

Presents recommendations to serve as the basis for priority-setting in future Aboriginal women's health research activities.

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Published: 2001
Inuit women's health: a call for commitment  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39576

Presents a brief describing the need for governmental programs and policies that affect Inuit women and their health. Describes how many of the health needs of Inuit women are not being met.

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Published: 2002
The health of Cree, Inuit and Southern Quebec women: similarities and differences

Using the data from a number of the surveys conducted over the last 10 years by Sante Quebec, this study examines the health characteristics of two populations of Aboriginal women of northern Quebec compared to those of women in the rest of the province. The northern populations had a larger proportion of young women. Aboriginal women have heavier family responsibilities than other Quebec women. Inuit women had a much higher prevalence of smoking and drug use. Alcohol consumption was less frequent in northern women, but the quantity consumed was higher compared to other Quebec women. Cree women tended to be more obese, had higher levels of blood glucose and lower levels of cholesterol. Inuit women tended to have lower rates of hypertension and higher rates of declared hearing problems and mental disorders. The similarities and differences observed among these three populations of women can assist decision-makers in setting priorities with regards to maintaining and improving their health.

Published: 2000
Interviewing Inuit elders: childrearing practices

Addresses traditional childrearing practices as experienced by two elders from the South Baffin Island region: Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie.

Published: 2000
A cappella north 2  
www.icah.ca/content/en/resources/detail/index.php?rid=63830&type=19

Reports on a survey conducted that explored the lives of young women living in Yukon. Examines such questions as alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, First Nations youth, education, active living and health, and equality.

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Published: 2002
Abuse is wrong in any culture (Inuktitut)  
http://www.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/pub/abuse_is_wrong/InuktitutAbuse.pdf
Provides information for Inuit women who are suffering from abuse in a relationship or in a family, in Inuktitut. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Qanuruliurungnangniit talva ilvit ningaqtauvakkuvit uvvaluunnit aanniqtauvakkuvit  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/abuse/WhatToDo_ln.pdf
Describes, in Inuinnaqtun, mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter. (See Details)
Published: 2000
The money you save from not smoking (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Money/Inuktitut.pdf
Looks at the amount of money spent on cigarettes, and shows what treats you could buy yourself with that money, in Inuktitut. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/TeenPregnancy_e.pdf
Explores issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Bibliography of evaluation studies relating to Inuit midwifery  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/midwifery/documents/2005-05EvalstudiesonMidwiferyfinal.pdf
Provides a bibliography of evaluation studies relating to Inuit midwifery, as well as research studies relating to birth and perinatal care in Northern communities. Link requries PDF reader. (See Details)
Published: 2005