Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

Stolen sisters: a human rights response to discrimination and violence against Indigenous women in Canada

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Amnesty International Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the factors that have contributed to a heightened risk of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada. Examines the role of discrimination.

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The Aboriginal female condom pilot project: a report on the experiences of Aboriginal women living in two BC communities with th

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English
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Author: 
Namaste Marsden
Suzanne Newmann
Publisher: 
BC Centre for Disease Control
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, B.C.

Summarizes how the project introduced the female condom to Aboriginal women in a culturally sensitive manner.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal shelters in Canada

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a listing of Aboriginal shelters for each province and territory.

Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations. Aboriginal Canada: synthesis paper

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English
Author: 
Naomi Adelson
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Reivews the health disparities among Aboriginal peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) in Canada, all direct and indirect results of social, economic, cultural and political inequities.

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HEAS.R43 2004
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Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers." Includes bibliographical references.

La sexualité dans le cercle de la vie

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Français
Translated Title: 
Sexuality in the circle of life
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Paper
Papier
Publisher: 
Femmes Autochtones du Québec
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Montréal (Québec)

Propose aux lectrices et lecteurs une réflexion sur plusieurs aspects de la sexualité, la blessure et la guérison, l'éducation, l'identité sexuelle, l'affirmation de soi, l'estime de soi et la communication. // Presents readers with reflections on sexeral aspects of sexuality: wounding and healing, education, sexual identity, self-affirmation, self-esteem and communication.

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ABGN.S49 1998
ISBN 2980365262

A culturally-appropriate home care model for Aboriginal people in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Claudette Dumont Smith
Publisher: 
Quebec Native Women Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents a home care model that is culturally suitable to the Aboriginal people in Quebec and to Aboriginal peoples living elsewhere in Canada.

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ABGN.D86 2000

Aboriginal women and health: an assessment: report and recommendations

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Prudence Hannis
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides a summary of the general situation of Aboriginal women's health in Quebec. Includes discussion on all social determinants, as well as the underlying determinants to the use of health services.

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ABGN.H36 2001
ISBN 2922779017

Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Alex Wilson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and the ways these women have drawn upon cultural values, teaching and knowledge in their efforts to heal.

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ISBN 0973504838
PWHCE ABGN.W55 2004
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Includes bibliographical references.

Naspici miyomahcihowin (continuous good health): a community-based research project examining the health needs of Aboriginal wom

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents the results of a research project developed by the Saskatoon Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Committee, a group interested in improving health services for Aboriginal women and their families.

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ISBN 09735048
PWHCE ABGN.N37 2004

Survey of federally sentenced Aboriginal women in the community

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English
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Online
Author: 
Fran Sugar
Lana Fox
Publisher: 
Correctional Services of Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes interviews with federally sentenced Aboriginal women all of whom have served federal time in prison. Interviewees reflect on issues of brutality, violence, racism, and oppression. Reveals that the majority of these women have been subjected to childhood violence, sexual assault, or rape.

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