Inuit women

Inuit women

Benefits of quiting (Inuinnaqtun)

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Inuinnaqtun
Translated Title: 
Taimaakat ekayokhio-taolaokhongoyot
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the immediate and long term benefits to quiting smoking and chewing tobacco, in Inuinnaqtun. Written for Inuit peoples, including youth, men, women, and elders.

Ways of quiting

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights several methods to stop smoking. Outlines the benefits of joining a support group. Written for Inuit communities.

Research report: applying Inuit cultural approaches in the prevention of family violence and abuse

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Audrey Qamanirq
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores Inuit traditional values, philosophies, and practices as they pertain to the treatment and healing of both the abused and the abusers.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report (Inuktitut)

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English
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Paper
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada, in Inuktitut. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

Interviewing Inuit elders: childrearing practices

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jean Briggs (ed.)
Publisher: 
Nunavut Arctic College
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Arviat, NU

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

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Examining midwifery-based options to improve continuity of maternity care services in remote Nunavut communities

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English
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Online
Author: 
Sara Tedford Gold
John O'Neil
Vicki van Wagner
Publisher: 
Irnnisuksiiniq-Inuit Midwifery Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discuses a sustainable model of maternity for Nunavut communities as a comprehensive, collaborative, community-based continuum of
care that builds on and develops local capacity.

Bibliography of evaluation studies relating to Inuit midwifery

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English
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Online
Author: 
Vicki van Wagner
Publisher: 
Irnnisuksiiniq-Inuit Midwifery Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Exploring models for quality maternity care in First Nations and Inuit communities: a preliminary needs assessment

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English
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Paper
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies issues, priorities, best practices, and suggestions for improving maternity care in Inuit communities.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Chansonneuve
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the results of a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973648937

Irnisuksiiniq-Inuit Midwifery Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Inuktitut
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Seeks to advance the cause of returning birthing to Inuit communities by supporting Inuit midwives and maternity care workers and those who work with them with a variety of information services.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
inuitmidwifery@naho.ca
Fax Number: 
613-237-8502
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-602-4445 x 252
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