Aboriginal women

Aboriginal women

Women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Christina Martens (ed.)
Publisher: 
Visions Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at women's mental health and addictions issues, including eating disorders, mothering, rural issues, benzodiazepines, and workplaces.

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Includes bibliographical references.

First Nations Breast Cancer Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Offers support and education to aboriginal women who have breast cancer. Website includes instructions on how to order breast self-examination and breast cancer awareness videos and how to contact healing circles in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-0779
Email Address: 
echoes@fnbreastcancer.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-872-4390
Street Address: 
309-1333 E 7th Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5N 1R6
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "echoes@fnbreastcancer.bc.ca and jdavis@fnbreastcancer.bc.ca"

Breast cancer screening: First Nations communities in New Brunswick

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English
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Author: 
Sue Tatemichi
Baukje Miedema
Shelley Leighton
Publisher: 
Canadian Family Physician
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Reports on a survey of women living in First Nations communities in New Brunswick and their knowledge of and participation in breast cancer screening programs.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report (Inuktitut)

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English
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada, in Inuktitut. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Chansonneuve
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the results of a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973648937

Effects of an Aboriginal cultural enrichment program on adolescent mothers' self-perceptions

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English
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Author: 
Kathy Bent
Wendy Josephson
Barry Kelly
Publisher: 
First Peoples Child & Family Review
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the effects of an Aboriginal cultural enrichment initiative on the self-concept of ten pregnant or parenting adolescent women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

First Nations women workers' speak, write and research back: child welfare and decolonizing stories

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Michelle Reid
Publisher: 
First Peoples Child & Family Review
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the impact of the work done by First Nations women Child and Family Services social workers on their health and well-being. Looks at coping strategies.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Policy research: Aboriginal women: CD-ROM

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English
Media Type: 
Optical Media
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents all Status of Women reports on Aboriginal women.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.P65 2006

Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Lynda Brunen
Publisher: 
Northern Secretariat of the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Prince George, BC

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal women share their stories in an outreach diabetes education program

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English
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Author: 
Mary Pat Dressler
Publisher: 
Community-University Institute for Social Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Studies the impact that participants of a monthly outreach diabetes education program for Aboriginal women has had on their health and well-being.

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