Labels, laws and access to health care: how history continues to affect health-care access for First Nations and Métis women

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Kathy Bent
Joanne Havelock
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Vol. 10, N. 2
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2008
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Winnipeg, MB

Describes the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence report, Entitlements and Health Services for First Nations and Métis Women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Discusses how access to health services differs among Aboriginal people and how understanding the history behind these differences and what they mean for women is critical to improving health services used by Aboriginal women.