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Aboriginal women's health research synthesis project: final report  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/synthesis/cover.pdf

Presents recommendations to serve as the basis for priority-setting in future Aboriginal women's health research activities.

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Published: 2001
Inuit women's health: a call for commitment  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39576

Presents a brief describing the need for governmental programs and policies that affect Inuit women and their health. Describes how many of the health needs of Inuit women are not being met.

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Published: 2002
The health of Cree, Inuit and Southern Quebec women: similarities and differences

Using the data from a number of the surveys conducted over the last 10 years by Sante Quebec, this study examines the health characteristics of two populations of Aboriginal women of northern Quebec compared to those of women in the rest of the province. The northern populations had a larger proportion of young women. Aboriginal women have heavier family responsibilities than other Quebec women. Inuit women had a much higher prevalence of smoking and drug use. Alcohol consumption was less frequent in northern women, but the quantity consumed was higher compared to other Quebec women. Cree women tended to be more obese, had higher levels of blood glucose and lower levels of cholesterol. Inuit women tended to have lower rates of hypertension and higher rates of declared hearing problems and mental disorders. The similarities and differences observed among these three populations of women can assist decision-makers in setting priorities with regards to maintaining and improving their health.

Published: 2000
Interviewing Inuit elders: childrearing practices

Addresses traditional childrearing practices as experienced by two elders from the South Baffin Island region: Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie.

Published: 2000
A cappella north 2  
www.icah.ca/content/en/resources/detail/index.php?rid=63830&type=19

Reports on a survey conducted that explored the lives of young women living in Yukon. Examines such questions as alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, First Nations youth, education, active living and health, and equality.

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Published: 2002
As time goes on  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_i.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Bibliography of evaluation studies relating to Inuit midwifery  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/midwifery/documents/2005-05EvalstudiesonMidwiferyfinal.pdf
Provides a bibliography of evaluation studies relating to Inuit midwifery, as well as research studies relating to birth and perinatal care in Northern communities. Link requries PDF reader. (See Details)
Published: 2005
American Indian and Alaska Native cancer fact sheet  
http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu/pubs/files/aian_cancer_FS_06042004.pdf
Provides information for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal and community members on how to reduce their risk of developing cancer. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Aniqsaattiarniq-breathing easy: tobacco recovery resource materials  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/BreathingEasyEng.pdf
Addresses tobacco addiction, how to quit, and how to help others. Written for community health representatives, teachers, and addiction workers in Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Cancers: actions I can take to reduce my risks of developing cancer  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Cancers_e.pdf
Describes breast cancer, cervical cancer, and lung cancer. Discusses causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of the three cancers listed above. (See Details)
Published: 2002