Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women and maternity: fetal alcohol syndrome

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
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Online
Author: 
Caroline Tait
Laverne Contois
Publisher: 
Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes - Consortium Université de Montréal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Examines substance use during pregnancy by Aboriginal women in Quebec, focusing on the prevention of FAS and FAE.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
CESAF ABGN.T35 1998
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

New beginnings in a new millenium. Designing and developing an urban Aboriginal women's wellness resource centre for the year 20

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
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Online
Author: 
Laverne Contois
Virginia Thomas
Publisher: 
Centre of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Montréal, QC

Identifies barriers that prevent Aboriginal women from obtaining the services they need in Montreal. Presents recommendations.

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CESAF ABGN.C66 1999
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

She stands alone: a review of the recent literature on women and social support

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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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Paper
Online
Author: 
Martha L. Weber
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an overview of social support research, representing both traditional and feminist perspectives, the impacts of gender research, and an introduction to social support research on specific women's issues.

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ISBN 0968454038
PWHCE HEAD.W43 1998
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Includes bibliographical references.

Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Works to advance the interests of women of Indian or Inuit ancestry in the Yukon including Status, Non-Status, Indians and Metis. Supports and enforces the Indian Rights of the Status Indian women and the civil and human rights of all native women in the Yukon and Northern B.C. Helps Indian women increase their feeling of adequacy and their sense of responsibility through planning, developing and managing self-help projects. Encourages Indian women to assume a more positive and active part in developing skills to support their people. Promotes and aids in the development and preservation of Indian culture, arts and handicrafts.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
867-667-6162
Email Address: 
yawc@northwestel.net
Fax Number: 
867-668-7539
Street Address: 
202-307 Jarvis St
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 2H3
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Minuinniu Innushkueu: towards a common vision for the promotion of Aboriginal women's health: seminar report

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Wise Women's Health Store
Publisher: 
Quebec Native Women Inc.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Summarizes the discussions held in the context of a seminar that explored Aboriginal women's health.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.M56 2003

Aboriginal health: building informed partnerships

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Pierre Lessard
Dr. Janet Smylie
Ms. Helen Thundercloud
Dr. Alan Waxman
Dr. Cornelia Wieman
Carol & Kanina Terry
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa

Presents papers on Aboriginal Health from The 55th Annual Clinical Meeting of SOGC held June 28, 1999. Papers cover such topics as: improving understanding and communication about Aboriginal health issues, modern medicine and Aboriginal patients, cervical cancer screening, Inuit women and gynecological exams, building cross-cultural understanding with Aboriginal people, and programs to improve Native American women and children's health.

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ABGN.S63 1999

Gender and health: from research to policy. Access to healthcare services for Aboriginal women: the current legal framework

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Christine O'Doherty
Publisher: 
Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dalhousie University
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Discusses the demographic profile of Quebec's aboriginal population from data provided by the 1991 Census and Indian Register.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.O36 1997

The Innuulisivik maternity centre: issues around the return of Inuit midwifery and birth to Povungnituk, Quebec

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Christopher Fletcher
John O'Neil
Publisher: 
Research Progam of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines this model of co-operative management in health care that addresses perceived injustices of the past and contributes to a larger process of social and cultural renewal as well as the reacquisition of political power.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MIDW.F5 1994

Visions Centre of Innovation

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

Visions is a Centre of Innovation committed to developing and communicating a deeper understanding of Aboriginal population health. Aboriginal identity, traditions, culture and relationship patterns are integrated in the Visions mandate. Visions strives to build and maintain effective partnerships with Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal communities through..... 1) health promotion - technical and organizational support for national, regional and local health promotion initiatives directed toward Aboriginal People; 2) health innovation research and evaluation - applied research related to Aboriginal population health and related "best practices"; 3) information sharing and networking - using technology and conventional means to facilitate effective communication, skills development and knowledge transfer among community-based service providers.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780- 459-1884
Secondary Telephone: 
780-460-4304
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
780- 458-1883
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-459-1884
Street Address: 
PO Box 34007 Kingsway Mall
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5G 3G4

Keeping women and communities strong: women, substance abuse and FAS/FAE, an NWT needs assessment

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Status of Women Council of the NWT
Publisher: 
Status of Women Council of the NWT
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Yellowknife, NT

Examines the special needs of women and teen girls who abuse alcohol or drugs and the influence of poverty, family violence, sexual abuse on substance abuse.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI .S73 1996
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