Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence

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Sisters in Spirit initiative addresses alarmingly high numbers of missing, murdered Aboriginal women in Canada
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Native Women’s Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Examines the urgent state of affairs regarding the safety of Aboriginal women in Canada. Discusses the Sisters In Spirit Initiative.

Creating healthy personal relationships: an information booklet for aboriginal women

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English
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Online
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Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Bruinswick

Discusses how to recognize if a relationship is unhealthy, and what to do if you are in an unhealthy relationship. Gives an overview of the legal rights of Aboriginal women on reserves, including Indian status, marital property rights, and cutody of children. Also provides information on safe havens.

Report on the regional consultation held in Kahnawake, Quebec

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English
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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses AWHHRG's bibliography, with such themes as Aboriginal research methodology, gaps in existing research, qualitative and quantitative research, and strategies and methods.

Aboriginal women and ICTs in Canada

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English
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Online
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Womyn's Voices
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2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the benefits and barriers Aboriginal women face when accessing Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) in daily life, work, school, government and community.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The path to the good life: a report on the Aboriginal women's conference

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English
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Online
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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Women's Policy Office
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NF

Provides a report of the provincial Aboriginal Women Conference took place in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland from March 13 th -15th, 2006.

Aboriginal women in New Brunswick

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English
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Online
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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
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2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical information on education, labour force participation, and income for Aboriginal women in NB.

Study: fertility among visible minority women

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English
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Online
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The Daily
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses fertility rates among visible minority women, from 1996 to 2001.

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Gestational diabetes in the aboriginal community

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English
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Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
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2001
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St. Catharines, ON

Lists the risk factors for gestational diabetes and the health risks to the mother and baby. Discusses how to prevent and manage gestational diabetes through regular exercise, meal planning and controlled weight gain.

Original Aboriginal

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English
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Marie Belmont
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The Positive Side
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the personal story of an Aboriginal woman living with HIV. Lists Aboriginal HIV/AIDS resources.

Young Canadian Aboriginal women's feelings about their bodies

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English
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Tara-Leigh Fleming
Kent C Kowalski
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Research Update
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Describes five major themes emerging from a study on the body image of young Canadian Aboriginal women. Includes suggestions for further directions of research.

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