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Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/AWHHRG/annotated_bib_AWHHRG.pdf

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/addictions.pdf

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
Racism as a determinant of women's health: a workshop by Susan Edmonds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/racism/racism.pdf
Summarizes two presentations given by Susan Edmonds at York University and Women's Health in Women's Hands on 17 Septembet, 2001. Includes information about: the Black Women's Health Project/ Association of African Canadian Researchers; the history of settlement of black Nova Scotians; segregation in Nova Scotia and the impact on education; housing and living conditions; the impact of racism on the provision of health care services; the impact of racism on individual mental and physical health; gender; research progects of the Health Association of African-Canadians (HAAC); and, recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence   
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39430

Discusses how Aboriginal women are over represented as victims of racialized, sexualized violence, and too often targeted because of their gender and their Aboriginal identity. Takes a look at the Sisters in Spirit initiative which was put in place to address the alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007