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Indians

Indian registration: unrecognized and unstated paternity

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English
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Author: 
Michelle M Mann
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the relevant Indian Act provisions, current unstated paternity policy and causes and impacts of unstated paternity. Concludes with a critical appraisal of a variety of policy options and recommendations.

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ISBN 066240842X (PDF)
ISBN 0662408438 (HTML)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Acting on what we know: preventing youth suicide in First Nations

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English
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Author: 
Advisory Group on Suicide Prevention
Publisher: 
Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an examination of issues surrounding youth suicide, from basic suicide data to specific factors affecting First Nations, and based on this, presents recommendations for action.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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.

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
Publisher: 
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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F57 2004

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

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English
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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

Sudden infant death syndrome: when babies leave the circle

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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 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."

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CHEA.S83

SIDS: facilitator's discussion guide

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Heidi Kuran
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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.

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CHEA.K87 2002
ISBN 0973095008

First Nations and Inuit people living with HIV

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English
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National Indian and Inuit Community Representatives Organizations
Publisher: 
National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Provides information about HIV/AIDS and how it works in the body. Also lists information on accessing medication and traditional healing for First Nation and Inuit people.

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AIDS.F57 2001

Diabetes among Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) people in Canada: the evidence

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the high rates of diabetes among Aboriginal people in Canada, as well as issues of early onset, greater severity at diagnosis, high rates of complications, lack of accessible services, and more.

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ABGN.D53 2000
ISBN 0662299760
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Includes bibliographical references.

Understanding the needs of nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities with respect to misuse of tobacco, and current

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English
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Author: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Informs the work of the First Nations and Inuit Control Strategy in areas of capacity building and community engagement through the exploration and understanding of needs of nurses working with and in First Nations and Inuit communities, relative to tobacco misuse and current trends in health promotion. Examines what is needed, what is working and what can be shared among First Nations and Inuit communities, regarding tobacco misuse reduction, from the voices of the front line workers, the nurses themselves.

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