Search Resources (English): Aboriginal children

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Urban Aboriginal children poverty: a status report on Aboriginal children and their families in Ontario
Examines the scope and effects of Aboriginal child and family poverty in urban centres in Ontario. Outlines some of the current services that address poverty and identifies gaps in this service area. Provides recommendations related to social policy.
Published: 2000
A literature review and annotated bibliography on aspects of Aboriginal child welfare in Canada  
http://www.fncfcs.com/docs/AboriginalCWLitReview_2ndEd.pdf
Lists research and articles from all disciplines relevant to Aboriginal children, youth and the well being of the Aboriginal family. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Aboriginal children: the healing power of cultural identity  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1156774256755&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Predicts the positive results of fostering a sense of cultural identity. Lists ways in which parents, caregivers, and health practitioners can provide related support to Aboriginal children. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Hope or heartbreak: Aboriginal youth and Canada's future  
http://pse-esd.ainc-inac.gc.ca/pubcbw/moreinfo-eng.asp?seq=5455

A special issue of Horizons: Policy Research Initiative that offers insights into the emerging trends, opportunities and policy implications related to a rapidly growing Aboriginal youth population. This issue was a joint collaboration between the Government of Canada’s Policy Research Initiative and the Research and Analysis Directorate at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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Published: March 2008
Understanding and improving Aboriginal maternal and child health in Canada  
http://healthcouncilcanada.ca/en/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=shop.flypage&product_id=139&category_id=9&manufacturer_id=0&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=170

A report based on a series of seven regional sessions across Canada that were organized to learn what programs and strategies are making a difference in the health of Aboriginal mothers and young children. A large proportion of participants were frontline health care workers and the commentary offers a window into the experiences and insights of people who work with and provide care to Aboriginal women and young children. The goal of the report is to create a better understanding of and support for programs and initiatives that have the potential to reduce health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.

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Published: 2011
Understanding and improving Aboriginal maternal and child health in Canada (in Inuktitut)  
http://www.healthcouncilcanada.ca/docs/rpts/2011/abhealth/HCC_AboriginalHealth_FINAL_Inuktitut.pdf

A report in Inuktitut based on a series of seven regional sessions across Canada that were organized to learn what programs and strategies are making a difference in the health of Aboriginal mothers and young children. A large proportion of participants were frontline health care workers and the commentary offers a window into the experiences and insights of people who work with and provide care to Aboriginal women and young children. The goal of the report is to create a better understanding of and support for programs and initiatives that have the potential to reduce health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.

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Published: 2011