Search Resources (English): Aboriginal women and homelessness

6 results

Results

“A story I never heard before”: Aboriginal young women, homelessness, and restoring connections  
http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=196

Explores the stories of the nine homeless Aboriginal girls, placing their stories in context of colonialism in Canada and the destructive legacy of residential schools.

 (See Details)
Published: Winter 2008
The Arctic: gender issues  
http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/prb0809-e.htm

Discusses the high rate of domestic violence in Canada’s Arctic that places women at high risk of homelessness in a region where housing shortages are especially severe.

 (See Details)
Published: 2008
Being homeless is getting to be normal: a study of women's homelessness in the Northwest Territories  
http://ywcacanada.ca/data/publications/00000011.pdf

Reports on the conditions in the Northwest Territories that underlie women’s homelessness.

 (See Details)
Published: 2007
Matrimonial real property - overview  
http://www.nwac.ca/research/matrimonial-real-property

Discusses how the lack of clarity in matrimonial property laws on reserves in Canada means that women in common law relationships who are experiencing violence, or who have become widowed, may lose their homes.

 (See Details)
Aboriginal women’s guide to housing & shelters in Winnipeg  
http://morn.cimnet.ca/cim/dbf/housing_tool_kit.pdf?im_id=5086&si_id=92

A practical guide for Aboriginal women seeking housing resources in Winnipeg.

 (See Details)
Published: 2007
Aboriginal women’s initiative: women’s wellness journey manual  
http://ywcacanada.ca/data/publications/00000054.pdf

A manual for agencies, groups, or individuals interested in hosting a Women‘s Wellness Journey for Aboriginal women. Developed in consultation with Aboriginal women and using the seven Grandfather teachings, the Journey addresses the specific needs of Aboriginal women who are homeless and experiencing other challenges, such as mental health issues and addictions.

 (See Details)
Published: 2011