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"Wisdom of Native women" Wellness Conference for urban Aboriginal women

Presents the main activities and events of the Wisdom of Native Women Wellness Conference held January 16 to 18, 1998 hosted by the Aboriginal Women of Montreal (AWM).

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Published: 1998
New beginnings in a new millenium. Designing and developing an urban Aboriginal women's wellness resource centre for the year 20

Identifies barriers that prevent Aboriginal women from obtaining the services they need in Montreal. Presents recommendations.

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Published: 1999
Living in balance: gender, structural inequalities, and health promoting behaviors in Manitoba First Nation communities

Describes health promoting behaviours such as engaging in more physical activity, positive dietary changes, quitting smoking, and stopping drinking for a time, in First Nations peoples.

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Published: 2000
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Published: 2000
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq female youth in Nova Scotia

Explores the underlying stress experiences of Mi'kmaq young women living on reserves, and seeks to develop policy and program interventions.

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Published: 2001
Striking to the heart of the matter: selected readings on gender and HIV

Discusses awareness of gender issues and differences with the disease, as well as challenges of understanding the experiences of those at greater risk of HIV.

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Published: 2002
Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

Examines the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and the ways these women have drawn upon cultural values, teaching and knowledge in their efforts to heal.

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Published: 2004
Discussion paper: Aboriginal women and section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act

Examines how section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act fails Aboriginal women.

The path to the good life: a report on the Aboriginal women's conference

Provides a report of the provincial Aboriginal Women Conference took place in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland from March 13 th -15th, 2006.

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Published: 2006
Aboriginal women and ICTs in Canada

Discusses the benefits and barriers Aboriginal women face when accessing Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) in daily life, work, school, government and community.

Published: 2006