Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

Network/Le Réseau Fall/Winter 2001/2002

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Special issue: Aboriginal Women's Health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Pacific Association of First Nations Women

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling

Assists Aboriginal women and their families with health, education, and social services issues. Serves as the host agency for a variety of programs providing support and direct client services to Aboriginal individuals and their families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-873-1833
Email Address: 
pafnw@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604-872-1845
Street Address: 
204-96 East Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 4N9

Living in balance: gender, structural inequalities, and health promoting behaviors in Manitoba First Nation communities

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Brenda Elias
Audrey Leader
Doreen Sanderson
John O'Neil
Bob Tate
Publisher: 
Northern Health Research Unit, University of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes health promoting behaviours such as engaging in more physical activity, positive dietary changes, quitting smoking, and stopping drinking for a time, in First Nations peoples.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE ABGN.E45 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-567-1817
Email Address: 
info@caan.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-567-4652
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-285-2226
Street Address: 
602-251 Bank St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1X3

Aboriginal Women's Council of Saskatchewan

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an initiative of the Community Justice Programs of the Government of Saskatchewan. Includes in its objectives: educating and organizing Aboriginal women to help with issues such as safety, victimization, abuse and healing; influencing the development of social policy that is sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal women and children; promoting wellness and safe environments through community development and economic development, and; providing crime prevention and family violence programs for youth.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-763-6005
Fax Number: 
306-922-6034
Street Address: 
101-118 12th St E
City: 
Prince Albert
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S6V 1B6

Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victim(s), children, offenders, extended families and the community. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-953-7220
Fax Number: 
306-764-7295
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
1004-1st Ave W
City: 
Prince Albert
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S6V 6Z1

North American Indian, Métis and Inuit women speak about culture, education and work

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English
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Online
Author: 
Caroline Kenny
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the barriers created by policies which do not support Aboriginal women to maintain full cultural lives while pursuing contemporary education and work.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.K46 2002
ISBN 0662662229
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: À coeur ouvert : des Indiennes, des Métisses et des Inuites d'Amérique du Nord parlent de culture, d'instruction et de travail Issued also in Inuktitut under title: Kanatami allait, allangajut amma inuit arnait uqausiqalaurningit iliqkusimita, ilinaqtuliriniullu amma iqkanajarniup miksanu</p>

Synopsis of the Aboriginal Women's Health Report: 1995

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Canadian Medical Association
Native Physicians of Canada
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Includes sysnopses of presentations given at a workshop in held in Winnipeg in 1995 regarding Aboriginal women's health issues. Also includes recommendations prepared at the workshop to improve the status of Aboriginal health, and in particualr, the health status of Aboriginal women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 1995
ISBN 0920169898

Our worlds, our revolutions: di/verse voices of black women, and women of colour in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
G. Sophie Harding (ed.)
Publisher: 
Inanna Publication and Education Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Compiles an anthology of essays and poetry about personal histories and social and political issues from a diverse array of authors.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968129048
WOMI.O97 2000
Notes: 
Review, Network Spring 2001: First Nations, immigrant and Black women, and women of Colour contribute poems and prose to this anthology. They fight to tell their stories while striving to pay the rent, raise their children, maintain their sexual identities and stay alive.

Striking to the heart of the matter: selected readings on gender and HIV

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Carol (Ed.) Amaratunga
Jacquelin (Ed.) Gahagan
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Discusses awareness of gender issues and differences with the disease, as well as challenges of understanding the experiences of those at greater risk of HIV.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH AIDS.S87 2002
ISBN 0968479758
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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