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Potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 among Métis and non-Status Indians, 1991 to 2001

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Années potentielles de vie perdues de 25 à 74 ans chez les Métis et les Indiens non inscrits, 1991 à 2001
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Online
Author: 
Michael Tjepkema
Russell Wilkins
Sacha Senécal
Éric Guimond
Christopher Penney
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 by cause of death among Métis and non-Status Indians, compared with non-Aboriginal adults, and assesses the influence of socio-economic factors on disparities in premature mortality. Contains data for Aboriginal women that is separate from data for men.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Métis Women of Yorkton

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Responds to the needs of children and their families who are at risk for family violence in Yorkton. Targets Metis people, and especially Metis parents and children who are experiencing family violence, and also serves both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Services offered include: developing men’s and women’s healing circles, using traditional Aboriginal models; interviewing clients to assess their needs; acting as a liaison to other resources and agencies; facilitating appropriate therapies for clients; counselling clients and groups about family violence; referring clients to other programs if needed; and educating clients and the community about family violence.

Primary Telephone: 
306-782-5533
Fax Number: 
306-782-6046
Street Address: 
Box 20021
City: 
Yorkton
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S3N 3X3

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

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
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.

The health of Manitoba's Metis population and their utilization of medical serivices: a pilot study

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Erich Kliewer
Teresa Mayer
Andre Wajda
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Manitoba

Examines the feasibility of linking a sample of the Mantioba Metis Federation (MMF) membership list to Manitoba Health and CancerCare Manitoba databases and to use the resulting linked records to provide estimates of the health status of the Manitoba's Metis population and their utilization of medical services. Demonstrates that the findings suggest that their health profile is closer to that of the First Nation people, that it is to the general Manitoba population.

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ABGN.K55 2002

Métis Child and Family Services Society

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

Promotes health and well-being of Métis children and families by building on the capacity of the Métis community through the provision of culturally sensitive and appropriate programs and services. Offers a Women's talking circle.

Primary Telephone: 
780-452-6100
Secondary Telephone: 
(780) 452-6108
Email Address: 
marymc@metischild.com
Fax Number: 
(780) 452-8944
Street Address: 
10437 123 St
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5N 1N8

Dialogue on Aboriginal health: sharing our challenges and our successes

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Raincoast Ventures
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Surrey, BC

Presents the discussions and presentations given at the "Dialogue on Aboriginal Health: Sharing our Challenges" conference, held June 24, 2002 in Aylmer, Quebec.

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ABGN.D53 2002

Following the red cart: Métis and HIV/AIDS

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English
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Paper
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Métis National Council
Publisher: 
Métis National Council
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information to educate Métis people and communities about ways to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS and understand what it’s like for those who are living with HIV/AIDS.

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ISBN 0973295902

Métis National Council

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

Forms a national representative of the Métis Nation in Canada. Acts as the voice of the Métis Nation in constitutional negotiations at the national level, and acts as an advocate and negotiator for the Métis people with the Government of Canada and at national conferences and fora. Also represents the interests of the Métis people on the international stage.

Primary Telephone: 
613-232-3216
Email Address: 
info@metisnation.ca
Fax Number: 
613-232-4262
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-928-6330
Street Address: 
201-350 Sparks St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1R 7S8

Native Alliance of Québec Inc.

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

The Native Alliance of Quebec  takes the interest of the Metis and off-reserve Indian people on all occasions and to coordinate their efforts in the goal to promote their common interests in one collective action. It promotes recreational activities for the Metis and off-reserve Indians, to assist them in the development of a social fraternity, a dignified and human understanding to contribute to help our people better understand their history, their accomplishments and their contribution to the Canadian society. It establishes and maintains the necessary funds to ensure legal advice to safeguard their legal and constitutional rights.

Primary Telephone: 
819-770-7763
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@aaqnaq.com
Fax Number: 
819-770-6070
Street Address: 
21, Brodeur
City: 
Hull
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J8Y 2P6

Flin Flon Indian Métis Friendship Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
204-687-3900
Email Address: 
ffimfa@mts.net
Fax Number: 
204-687-5328
Street Address: 
PO Box 188
Addt'l Street Address: 
57 Church St
City: 
Flin Flon
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R8A 1K8
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011
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