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Ajunnginiq Centre regional health workshops 2002

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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
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2002
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Ottawa, ON

Reports on a series of workshops with Inuit in different regions of the Arctic in 2002. Gathers ideas and input from community residents about their perceptions of health and health needs.

Arctic forum: Aboriginal health: gaining knowledge

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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
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2003
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Ottawa, ON

Reports on the Aboriginal Health - Gaining Knowledge Arctic Forum on health in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, May 7 to 9, 2003.

Alcohol problems and approaches: theories, evidence and Northern practice

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Marja Korhonen
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
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2004
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Ottawa, ON

Provides information and recommendations about alcohol problems and treatment that may be of use in Inuit communities. Includes explanations about causes and types of alcohol problems, counselling methods, treatment choices and training needs.

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Includes bibliographical references.

What sculpture is to soapstone, education is to the soul: building the capacity of Inuit in the health field

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Ajunnginiq Centre
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
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2004
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Ottawa, ON

Examines the health-related education needs of Inuit in the four regions. Highlights some of the unique challenges Inuit face when pursuing their high school education and post-secondary health training.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Helping Inuit clients: cultural relevance and effective counselling

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English
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Marja Korhonen
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
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2004
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Ottawa, ON

Investigates the fit between Inuit conceptions of effective helping and Western counselling. Finds that Western and traditional Inuit helping correspond.

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Includes bibliographical references.

World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2004: Inuit Backgrounder

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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
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2004
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Ottawa, ON

Provides statistical data on suicide in Inuit communities, as well as information on national and regional initiatives on suicide prevention. Link requires Microsoft Word.

Special report on traditional midwifery

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
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Suvaguuq: National Newsletter on Inuit Social and Cultural Issues
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at traditional Inuit midwifery techniques, education as a midwife, childbirth and the family, Inuit men and childbirth, traditional health promotion tools, and the displacement of Inuit midwives.

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MIDW.S64 1995

American Indian and Alaska Native cancer fact sheet

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

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

Love your heart: encouraging healthy Inuit hearts (Inuinnaqtun)

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Inuinnaqtun
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Uummatit piqpagilugu: pimattiaquplugit aanniaqtailinikkut Inuinnait uummatainni
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Aluki Rojas
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how the heart works, the causes of preventable heart diseases, and what individuals can do to keep their hearts healthy, in Inuinnaqtun.

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ISBN 1894396375

Love your heart: encouraging healthy Inuit hearts

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Aluji Rojas
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how the heart works, the causes of preventable heart diseases, and what individuals can do to keep their hearts healthy.

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ISBN 1894396359
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