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What to do if you are abused and/or battered (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/abuse/WhatToDo_e.pdf
Describes, in Inuktitut, mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Ekayotighat taimaaktiknikot: malikayaghak taimaagahoaklotit higaaknik, oilaaniklo  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Quitting/Inuinnaqtun.pdf
Discusses physical responses to quitting smoking and suggestions for handling cravings, in Inuinnaqtun. Provides ideas to avoid smoking in the future. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
What to do if you are abused and/or battered  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/abuse/WhatToDo_e.pdf
Describes mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Bringing birth back to the community: midwifery in the Inuit villages of Nunavik  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/midwifery/documents/2005-07NunavikICMkeynotefinal.pdf
Discusses the midwifery-led interdisciplinary model of maternity care in Nunavik, in response to concerns about the policy of evacuating all pregnant women to southern hospitals to give birth. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Applying Inuit cultural approaches in the prevention of family violence and abuse  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/nuluaq/default.asp?pg=1066
Addresses spousal, sexual, and child abuse in communities throughout Nunavut. Discusses Inuit traditional values, philosophies and practices as they pertain to the treatment and healing of abused and abusers. (See Details)
The helper: midwifery in the Canadian Arctic
Presents traditional midwifery as a viable option for women especially those living in isolated or rural communities where it can be a healthy alternative to forcing pregnant women to leave their communities for childbirth.
Published: 1998
Alcohol problems and approaches: theories, evidence and Northern practice  
http://www.naho.ca/english/pdf/alcohol_problems_approaches.pdf
Provides information and recommendations about alcohol problems and treatment that may be of use in Inuit communities. Includes explanations about causes and types of alcohol problems, counselling methods, treatment choices and training needs. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Benefits of quiting (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Benefits/Inuktitut.pdf
Describes the immediate and long term benefits to quiting smoking and chewing tobacco, in Inuktitut. Written for Inuit peoples, including youth, men, women, and elders. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Abuse is wrong in any culture  
http://www.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/pub/abuse_is_wrong/EnglishAbuse.pdf
Explores the options abuse Inuit women have, how to stay safe, where to go for help, and custody issues. Includes telephone numbers for crisis lines and women's shelters in Nunavut, NWT and Labrador. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Kanuk pigiaKagajammangâppit pilukattauliguvit amma/upvalu pijauliguvit  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/abuse/WhatToDo_ln.pdf
Describes, in Labradorimiut, mental, physical and sexual abuse. Outlines practical strategies for leaving and discusses alternatives once a woman has left her abuser, including staying at a women's shelter. (See Details)
Published: 2000