Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

A recognition of being: reconstructing native womanhood

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kim Anderson
Publisher: 
Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes how Native women are reclaiming their cultural traditions and creating positive and powerful images of themselves true to their heritage.

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ABGN.A53 2001
ISBN 1894549120
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Includes bibliographical references.

Sharing our experience

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English
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Paper
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Arun Mukherjee (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a collection of stories that speak to the diverse experience of racial minority and Aboriginal women.

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DISC.S53 1993
ISBN 0662210905

Breast, cervical and lung cancers in Aboriginal women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Fjola Hart-Wasekeesikaw
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Focuses on breast, cervical and lung cancer in Aboriginal women and looks at what research should be focusing on in the future.

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ABGN.H37 1995

Discussion paper: the violence in Aboriginal women's lives

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Teress A. Nahanee
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Attempts to explain the effects of colonialism, such as disempowerment, oppression and changes in social structure. Describes the cyclic nature of violence which encourages women to be silent and fearful.

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ABGN.N34 1994

Aboriginal Canada: women and health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Madeleine Dion Stout
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies the key issues, concerns and trends affecting the health of Aboriginal women in Canada. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).q

Canadian Indigenous women and substance use

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kishk Anaquot
K. Scott
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Suggests that the physical consequences of Indigenous women's addictions are not as frequently fatal as males' addictions.

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ABGN.A53 1995

A guide to Indigenous women's rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Agains

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English
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Online
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Ellen-Rose Kambel
Publisher: 
Forest Peoples Programme
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Moreton-in-Marsh, UK

Explores the procedures by which indigenous women can use the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to hold states accountable for human rights violations.

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Strong women stories: native vision and community survival

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English
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Paper
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Kim Anderson (ed.)
Bonita Lawrence (ed.)
Publisher: 
Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents original and critical perspectives from writers, scholars and activists on issues that are pertinent to Aboriginal women and their communities in both rural and urban settings in Canada.

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ABGN.S87 2003
ISBN 189454921X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Indigenous women of the Americas

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English
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Paper
Online
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Rights & Democracy, Enlace-Continental Network of Indigenous Women and Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Presents an interactive information kit that encourages native women to share their struggles and stories and presents the various international legal options available to them for addressing human rights violations.

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Abnormal results: understanding your diagnosis and treatment (Cree)

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Cree
Translated Title: 
Ka-isi-poskwák ospayáw ahkosíwin: Nisitotamam anima ahkosíwin akwa tanisi kási pamíkoyan
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
CancerCare Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains, in Cree, abnormal Pap smear results. Describes the different diagnositc tests and treatment options.

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