Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal peoples can help prevent colorectal cancer rates from rising

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses what is colorectal cancer, why rates are increasing in Aboriginal peoples, promoting healthier lifestyles to reduce colorectal cancer and what can Aboriginal peoples do to protect themselves.

A fact sheet on Aboriginal health research governance

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English
Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Darlene Sanderson
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines Aboriginal research ethics review processes, research agreements and models for ensuring that research is directed by and accountable to Aboriginal communities.

Report on the regional consultation held in Kahnawake, Quebec

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English
Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses AWHHRG's bibliography, with such themes as Aboriginal research methodology, gaps in existing research, qualitative and quantitative research, and strategies and methods.

The human face of mental health and mental illness in Canada 2006

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English
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Online
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Public Health Agency of Canada (ed.)
Mood Disorders Society of Canada (ed.)
Health Canada (ed.)
Statistics Canada (ed.)
Canadian Institute for Health Information (ed.)
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on various mental health conditions, including statistical data.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662438876
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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal Peoples: healing for a better future

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English
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Online
Author: 
Nora Underwood
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Briefly relates the history of the residential school system. Introduces the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, explains its mission, lists some of the funded programs, and stresses the length of time it will take to restore community harmony.

Aboriginal peoples and postsecondary education in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Michael Mendelson
Publisher: 
Caledon Institute of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews empirical data about how Aboriginal peoples are doing in the postsecondary education system and what the data suggests about strategies to improve these results.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553822013
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Includes bibliographical references.

Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Supports Aboriginal communities by working to decrease the high incidence of diabetes and its complications through prevention, intervention, and management activities. Web site includes an events page, a newsletter, pamphlets about different diabetes prevention and management issues, and links to related resources.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
905-938-2915
Email Address: 
officeadministrator@soadi.ca
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Fax Number: 
905-641-2995
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-514-1370
Street Address: 
4-2 Clark St
City: 
St. Catharines
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L2R 5G2

A sense of belonging: supporting healthy child development in Aboriginal families

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Terrellyn Fearn
Publisher: 
Best Start Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Focuses on service provider strategies to use in working with Aboriginal families with young children. Looks at areas of risk and concern, Aboriginal parenting beliefs and teachings, as well as effective approaches.

Working with an Aboriginal community liaison worker

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English
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Online
Author: 
Christine Read
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Australia

Illustrates the role and value of using Aboriginal community liaison workers within a mainstream health service. PDF reader required.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14456354 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Northern links: recreational connection for rural, remote and Aboriginal communities

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Lifestyle Information Network
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers a web site with specialized support to sport and recreation professionals in Canada's northern, rural and remote communities.

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