Search Resources (English): Aboriginal women, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

Results 1 - 10 of 21

Results

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.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Network/Le Réseau Fall/Winter 2001/2002  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39571

Special issue: Aboriginal Women's Health.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Talking about weight with Aboriginal women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39581

Summarizes research done on weight preoccupation among Aboriginal girls and women. Shows that body image and weight perception is a problem in Aboriginal communities, particularly those living in or close to an urban centre.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Q&A: focus on diabetes  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39584

Summarizes the historical and socio-economical theories for the high prevalence of diabetes in Aboriginal communities. Includes resources.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women of note  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39583

Provides short biographical sketches of 8 Aboriginal women or groups that have made a difference in health care and their community and across Canada.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
The health of native women in Quebec  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39578

Describes findings and highlights of work done by the Quebec Native Women to improve the health of Aboriginal women, their children and their communities.

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Aboriginal women's health research  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39577

Summarizes the report written for the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health entitled, "Aboriginal Women's Health Research Synthesis Project: Final Report," available online at http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/synthesis/synthesis-en.pdf

 (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women call for culturally rooted remedies  
http://www.cwhn.ca/
Reports on the Wisdom of Native Women Wellness Conference, a gathering of multiple nations of Aboriginal women to address their health and wellness concerns put on by the Aboriginal Women of Montreal. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Good news and bad news for Aboriginal midwives  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39683
Discusses the implications of the legalization of midwifery in Québec for Nunavik midwives delivering babies according to traditional aboriginal midwifery in Québec. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Alarming rates of HIV/AIDS for Canada’s Aboriginal women: national response long overdue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39483
Examines why Aboriginal women are over-represented in HIV/AIDS statistics. Argues that a national response to HIV/AIDS needs to be designed, developed and implemented by Aboriginal women. (See Details)
Published: 2005