Indian women

Indian women

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

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English
Media Type: 
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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.K44 1999
ISBN 0968372066

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

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Video
Author: 
Carol Adams
Publisher: 
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."

ISBN/ISSN: 
CHEA.S83

Sudden infant death syndrome: when babies leave the circle

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

Presents a 21 minute video, narrated by Graham Greene, that looks at the grieving process and offers support for those who have had a child die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), within the context of First Nations teachings. Designed for use in conjunction with the manual, "SIDS: Facilitator's Discussion Guide," and the video, "Reducing the Risk in the Circle of Life."

ISBN/ISSN: 
CHEA.S83

Bigstone Cree Nation Women's Emergency Shelter

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Residence

Provides safe and secure accommodation for women and children who are experiencing violence. Offers programs and services to work toward change and peace. Provides one on one counselling and support, group activities and children's services for shelter clients.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-891-3333 (crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-891-3905
Fax Number: 
780-891-3918
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-891-5322
Street Address: 
PO Box 900
City: 
Wabasca
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0G 2K0

Ermineskin Women's Shelter

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Residence

A Native women's shelter established to provide services to abused women and their children and other women who live on reserve or in surrounding areas where there are no other services on a 24-hour basis.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-585-4444 (24 hour crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-585-4470
Email Address: 
ews@incentre.net
Fax Number: 
780-585-3636
Street Address: 
PO Box 1830
City: 
Hobbema
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0C 1N0

Paspew House, Mikisew Cree First Nation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Residence

Provides a safe place for women escaping domestic violence. Offers public educational programs on relationship prevention in family violence. Offers 24 hour crisis line for the community.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-697-3323 (24 hour crisis line)
Secondary Telephone: 
780-697-3329
Email Address: 
paspew@telusplanet.net
Fax Number: 
780-697-3608
Street Address: 
PO Box 90
City: 
Fort Chipewyan
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0P 1B0

Rocky Native Friendship Centre Society: Women's Group

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

Improves the quality of life for urban aboriginal people. In addition to the Women's Group, also provides services for men, youth and families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-845-2788
Email Address: 
iris@rockynfc.monarch.net
Fax Number: 
403-845-3093
Street Address: 
PO Box 1927
City: 
Rocky Mountain House
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T0M 1T0

Two Spirited People of the First Nations (TPFN)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Provides emotional, cultural, educational and outreach activities. Provides educational and preventative programs and services.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 944-9300
Email Address: 
info@2spirits.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416)944-8381
Street Address: 
43 Elm Street, 2nd Flr
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1H1

The discredited medical subject in health policy and practice: carrier First Nation women in Northern British Columbia

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English
Owning Org: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Annette Browne
Jo-Anne Fiske
Leslie Grant Timmons
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines First Nation women's encounters with health services providers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612

A gender analysis of the stress experience of young Mi'kmaq women

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Lynn McIntyre
Frederic Wien
Sharon Rudderham
Loraine Etter
Carla Moore
Nancy MacDonald
Sally Johnson
Ann Gottschall
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes a research project that examined physical and mental stressors, and stressors related to social relationships among on-reserve young Mi'kmaq women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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