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Indian women

Brief regarding the consultation assemblies concerning the First Nations Governance Act (Bill C-7) by the House of Commons Stand

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English
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Online
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Details the negative impacts of Bill C-7 for Aboriginal women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Prostitution of First Nations women in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Jacqueline Lynn
Publisher: 
Sisyphe
Publication Date: 
2005

Explores the prostitution of first nations women in Canada, from historical and present-day perspectives.

A prospective cohort study of pregnancy risk factors and birth outcomes in Aboriginal women

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Online
Author: 
Wanda M. Wenman
Michel R. Joffres
Ivanna V. Tataryn
The Edmonton Perinatal Infections Group
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Compares prenatal risk factors and birth outcomes of First Nations and Métis women with those of other participants in a prospective study.

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ISSN 08203946 (print)
ISSN 14882329 (online)

From the fur trade to free trade: forestry and First Nations women in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Darlene Rude
Connie Deiter
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Contributes to the discussion of women and trade agreements by making the connections between First Nations women, forestry and free trade.

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ABGN.R83 2004
ISBN 0662680391
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title : Du commerce des fourrures au libre-échange.

American Indian and Alaska Native cancer fact sheet

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English
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Online
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UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Los Angeles, CA

Provides information for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal and community members on how to reduce their risk of developing cancer.

Aboriginal women and health: an assessment: report and recommendations

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English
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Paper
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Prudence Hannis
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides a summary of the general situation of Aboriginal women's health in Quebec. Includes discussion on all social determinants, as well as the underlying determinants to the use of health services.

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ABGN.H36 2001
ISBN 2922779017

First Nations and Inuit regional health surveys, 1997: a synthesis of the national and regional reports

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English
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Author: 
First Nations Centre
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National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Synthesizes the findings of a collection of regional-level surveys on First Nations and Inuit health.

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ABGN.F57 2004

Ká-isi-póskwák ospayaw nánákácitawin: Kakwan kákinaw iskwewak takiskántáhik

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Cree
Translated Title: 
The Pap smear: what every woman needs to know (Cree)
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Paper
Online
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Manitoba Cervical Cancer Screening Program
Publisher: 
CancerCare Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains, in Cree, the basics of a Pap smear and its importance in the early detection of cervical cancer.

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Keepers of the earth: women, health and HIV/AIDS

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English
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Paper
Video
Tape
Author: 
Susan Judith Ship
Laura Norton
Doreen Sterling
André Roussil
Publisher: 
National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Presents a training package, that includes a manual, video, public service announcement and training workshop. Provides information to help enhance community health representatives' capacities in HIV/AIDS prevention and incommunity education with women, emphasizing culturally-appropriate models of healthy sexuality and the reduction of high risk behaviours. Also addresses the multiple and specific needs of First Nations and Inuit women living with HIV/AIDS or who are caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS.

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AIDS.K44 1999
ISBN 0968372066

Sudden infant death syndrome: reducing the risk in the circle of life

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English
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Video
Author: 
Carol Adams
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Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (CFSID) and Advance Media for Learning, University of Calgary
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Presents a 17 minute video, narrated by Graham Greene, that focuses on reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) within the context of First Nations teachings. Features discussions and testimonials by First Nations members who have been touched by SIDS. Designed to be used in conjunction with the training manual, "SIDS: Facilitator's Discussion Guide," and the video, "When Babies Leave the Circle."

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CHEA.S83
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