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

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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
Network/Le Réseau Fall/Winter 2001/2002  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39571

Special issue: Aboriginal Women's Health.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Published: 2002
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
Women call for culturally rooted remedies  
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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
Canada needs a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39493
Argues for the development of a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women that considers the perspectives of these important groups of women, and that examines overlapping health and healing options. (See Details)
Published: 2005