Aboriginal children

Aboriginal children

Understanding and improving Aboriginal maternal and child health in Canada (in Inuktitut)

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English
Translated Title: 
Comprendre et améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile des Autochtones au Canada
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Health Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

A report in Inuktitut based on a series of seven regional sessions across Canada that were organized to learn what programs and strategies are making a difference in the health of Aboriginal mothers and young children. A large proportion of participants were frontline health care workers and the commentary offers a window into the experiences and insights of people who work with and provide care to Aboriginal women and young children. The goal of the report is to create a better understanding of and support for programs and initiatives that have the potential to reduce health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.

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Includes bibliographical references and audio communiqué in Inuktitut.

Understanding and improving Aboriginal maternal and child health in Canada

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Comprendre et améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile des Autochtones au Canada
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Health Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

A report based on a series of seven regional sessions across Canada that were organized to learn what programs and strategies are making a difference in the health of Aboriginal mothers and young children. A large proportion of participants were frontline health care workers and the commentary offers a window into the experiences and insights of people who work with and provide care to Aboriginal women and young children. The goal of the report is to create a better understanding of and support for programs and initiatives that have the potential to reduce health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.

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Order Information: 
Visit their website to download a copy.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references, a Compendium of Promising Practices, and a fact sheet.

Hope or heartbreak: Aboriginal youth and Canada's future

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English
Translated Title: 
Entre espoir et adversité : la jeunesse autochtone et l’avenir du Canada
Media Type: 
Online
Edition: 
Volume 10, Number 1
Publisher: 
Policy Research Initiative
Publication Date: 
March 2008
Publication Place: 
Ottawa ON

A special issue of Horizons: Policy Research Initiative that offers insights into the emerging trends, opportunities and policy implications related to a rapidly growing Aboriginal youth population. This issue was a joint collaboration between the Government of Canada’s Policy Research Initiative and the Research and Analysis Directorate at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN: 1497-7090
Catalogue Number: DS-5455
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal children: the healing power of cultural identity

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Predicts the positive results of fostering a sense of cultural identity. Lists ways in which parents, caregivers, and health practitioners can provide related support to Aboriginal children.

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Promotes the well-being of all First Nations children, youth, families and communities with a particular focus on the prevention of, and response to, child maltreatment.

Primary Telephone: 
613-230-5885
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awhitehead@fncfcs.com
Fax Number: 
613-230-3080
Street Address: 
1001-75 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5E7

A literature review and annotated bibliography on aspects of Aboriginal child welfare in Canada

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Cindy Blackstock
Richard De La Ronde
Publisher: 
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Lists research and articles from all disciplines relevant to Aboriginal children, youth and the well being of the Aboriginal family.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Elice Neighbourhood Site

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

Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.

Primary Telephone: 
204-925-0348
Fax Number: 
204-925-0308
Street Address: 
743 Ellice Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T3G 0B5

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre - Anderson Neighbourhood Site

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

Maintains a resource centre in Winnipeg that provides culturally relevant preventive and supportive programs and services for Aboriginal families.

Primary Telephone: 
204-925-0349
Fax Number: 
204-925-0306
Street Address: 
318 Anderson Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R2W 1E5

Urban Aboriginal children poverty: a status report on Aboriginal children and their families in Ontario

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Kim Anderson
Sarah Blackwell
David Dornan
Publisher: 
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the scope and effects of Aboriginal child and family poverty in urban centres in Ontario. Outlines some of the current services that address poverty and identifies gaps in this service area. Provides recommendations related to social policy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A53 2000

Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission

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

Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victim(s), children, offenders, extended families and the community. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support.

Primary Telephone: 
306-953-7220
Fax Number: 
306-764-7295
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
1004-1st Ave W
City: 
Prince Albert
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S6V 6Z1
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