Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal peoples

Aboriginal Youth Network

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

Provides a voice for Aboriginal youth across Canada, using the Internet to link young people in Aboriginal communities with their peers across Canada and the world. Relays information designed for Aboriginal youth regarding programs, services, news and events.

Primary Telephone: 
780-459-1884
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
siteadmin@ayn.ca
Fax Number: 
780-458-1883
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-459-1884
Street Address: 
PO Box 34007 Kingsway Mall
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5G 3G4

Mi'kmaq Native Friendship Centre

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

Provides student tutoring, youth group, dance group, counselling for job, alcohol and drugs, domestive violence, or other personal issues, a needle exchange program, and a half-way house. Also offers upgrading computer skills courses.

Primary Telephone: 
902-420-1576
Email Address: 
micmacfriendshipcentre@msn.com
Fax Number: 
902-423-6130
Street Address: 
2158 Gottingen St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 3B4

St. John's Native Friendship Centre Association

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

Assists Aboriginal people living in and visiting the St. John's area in obtaining access to Health Care, Social, Legal, and Education services, and to facilities which are not available in their own communities. Provides transportation, aids in securing accommodations, arranges training programs, organizes volunteer visits to those confined to hospitals and other institutions, and secures the provision of translators and interpreters.

Primary Telephone: 
709-726-5902
Email Address: 
mail@stjohnsnativefriendshipcentre.com
Fax Number: 
709-762-3557
Street Address: 
716 Water St
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1E 1C1

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

SIDS: facilitator's discussion guide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Heidi Kuran
Publisher: 
National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Presents a training manual, to be used in conjunction with the videos "Reducing the Risk in the Circle of Life" and "When Babies Leave the Circle," to train community health representatives and other health workers about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in their communities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CHEA.K87 2002
ISBN 0973095008

Violence in Aboriginal communities

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Emma D LaRocque
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Addresses Aboriginal women's perspectives on factors that generate and perpetuate domestic violence and strategies for reducing and eliminating violence.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662214838
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Improving the health of Canadians 2004

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Canadian Population Health Initiative
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on why some Canadians are healthy and others are not and underscores some of the choices communities face in creating more equal opportunities for good health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553923251 (Paper)
ISBN 1553923634 (PDF)

Focus group meeting on Aboriginal HIV estimates

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Divsion of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Surveillance
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses data needs from surveillance programs and targeted studies to improve the HIV estimates among the Aboriginal populations. Examines issues related to the interpretation, dissemination and use of these data.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.H43 2001

Aboriginal nursing educational needs assessment: results of a national survey - summer 2002: final report

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Kenneth M.F. McGrath
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on the results of a needs assessment examining educational and research program development for Aboriginal health nursing theory and practice.

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