Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal peoples

BC First Nations health video: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Video
Author: 
Akbar Nazemi
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents a companion document to the BC Healthguide, this video is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Describes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are Aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.N38 2002

De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre Hamilton

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Focuses on preventive and primary health care that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, traditional healing and other primary health services, advocacy, outreach, health promotions and education.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
905-544-4320
Email Address: 
info@aboriginalhealthcentre.com
Fax Number: 
905-544-4247
Street Address: 
678 Main St E
City: 
Hamilton
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L8M 1K2
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Aboriginal approaches to fetal alcohol syndrome/effects

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Kim Anderson (ed.)
Publisher: 
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores how Aboriginal culture and practices help with the development and daily lives of Aboriginals living with FAS/E.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A53 2002

Red Road HIV/AIDS Network Society

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

Works to support the development and delivery of culturally appropriate, innovative, coordinated, accessible, inclusive and accountable HIV/AIDS programs and services for Aboriginal people.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-913-3332
Email Address: 
info@red-road.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-913-3352
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-913-3332
Street Address: 
804-100 Park Royal S
City: 
West Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V7T 1A2

Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Provides a medium for the meeting of Indian and non-Indian people and the development of mutual understanding through common activities. Assists and encourages the study of Indian needs as well as the planning of services with Indian people and both public and private agencies.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
705-256-5634
Email Address: 
exedir@ssmifc.ca
Fax Number: 
705-942-3227
Street Address: 
122 East St
City: 
Sault Ste. Marie
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P6A 3C6

Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Provides programs and services for urban Aboriginal people across Ontario.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-956-7575
Email Address: 
ofifc@ofifc.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-956-7577
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-772-9291
Street Address: 
219 Front St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 1E8

Aboriginal Canada Portal

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a single window to Canadian Aboriginal online resources, contacts, information and government programs and services. Offers listings of Aboriginal association, businesses, organizations, band, communities, groups, news and peoples.

Healing our Spirit BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Society

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

Aims to prevent and reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in both urban and rural Aboriginal communities in British Columbia through educational workshops and resources. Offers care and support services to Aboriginal peoples infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-879-8884
Email Address: 
info@healingourspirit.org
Fax Number: 
604-879-9926
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-745-8884
Street Address: 
100-2425 Quebec St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5T 4L6

Aboriginal roundtable on sexual and reproductive health

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Madeleine Dion Stout
Gregory D. Kipling
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the discussion held at an Aboriginal roundtable on sexual and reproductive health, held February 21-22, 1999. Details recommendations to be incorporated into the federal government's national Action Plan and into the official Canadian position on Cairo+5.

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Finding our way: a sexual and reproductive health sourcebook for Aboriginal communities

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers information about sexual and reproductive health within an Aboriginal cultural context, and looks at traditional teachings and the history of Aboriginal peoples.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F56 2002
ISBN 0973119497
Notes: 
Review, Network Winter 2003: Many gaps exist in culturally appropriate materials and services on sexual and reproductive health for Aboriginal people. This sourcebook is a resource for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal service providers (nurses, community health representatives, teachers, counselors and other community workers) who work with First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and groups in Canada. It offers information about sexual and reproductive health within an Aboriginal cultural context, and looks at traditional teachings and the history of Aboriginal peoples. Other topics covered include, sexuality education for children and youth, healthy pregnancies, teen pregnancies, menopause and sexual abuse.
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