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Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on a research project that studied the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba.

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Published: 2005
Research as a spiritual contract: an Aboriginal women's health project  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39572

Describes the work of two researchers, Connie Deiter and Linda Otway, who use specific research methods to include the participation of Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2002
Living in balance: gender, structural inequalities, and health promoting behaviors in Manitoba First Nation communities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/livingInBalance.pdf

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
Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/livingWell.pdf

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
A study of the service needs of pregnant addicted women in Manitoba  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/pregnant-addicted.pdf

Describes service needs of pregnant women who are substance users. Suggests a gender-sensitive model for treatment and extending treatment to women who present while intoxicated.

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Published: 2000
Sharing our stories on promoting health and community healing: an Aboriginal women's health project  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/deiterReport.pdf

Presents a broad historical overview of Aboriginal women's health issues and recommendations on how to address and improve the health of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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Published: 2001
Naspici miyomahcihowin (continuous good health): a community-based research project examining the health needs of Aboriginal wom  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/continuousGoodHealth.pdf
Presents the results of a research project developed by the Saskatoon Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Committee, a group interested in improving health services for Aboriginal women and their families. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Ethical guidelines for Aboriginal women's health research  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ethicalGuidelines.pdf
Presents ethical guidelines developed to help ensure that all research sponsored by the Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Program respects the cultures, languages, knowledge and values of Aboriginal peoples’ legitimate knowledge. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Anishinaabe ik-we mino-aie-win: Aboriginal women's health issues: a holistic perspective on wellness  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/abWoHealthBentFull.pdf
Examines and identifies aspects of health and wellness that are unique to Aboriginal women, as well as stories about their experiences with the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
She stands alone: a review of the recent literature on women and social support  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/weber.pdf
Provides an overview of social support research, representing both traditional and feminist perspectives, the impacts of gender research, and an introduction to social support research on specific women's issues. (See Details)
Published: 1998