Traditional healing

Traditional healing

Native traditions in sexual abuse healing

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Charlene Avalos
Cyndy Baskin
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the need for culturally safe and appropriate agencies. Introduces The Mooka'am program, named for the Ojibway word meaning new dawn, a program for Native survivors of sexual abuse in Toronto. 


 


Mi’kmaq women and health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Elizabeth Paul
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the health issues that face the Mi'kmaq people today that are directly related to the effects of colonization. Illustrates how Mi'kmaq women are reclaiming their traditional healing role. 

 

Healing touch

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Cheryl Grossman
Leigh Hamilton
Wendy Simmons
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the profound effect of touching. How touch shapes our development, mental health and sense of connectedness. Calls for healing touch.  

No growing pains

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Lamb
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates how proper movement and handy tools can make gardening easier for people with different abilities. Tips on how to garden, what to grow, how to avoid injury. 

 

The cultural basis of well-being

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Candia Alexander
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Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates the influence of culture aan essential ingredient of nurses’ training.  Validates traditional knowledge.  Highlights the authors experience in creating the curriculum for The Saskatchewan Indian Community College. 

National strategy to prevent abuse in Inuit communities

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English
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Online
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a strategy that aims for a steady reduction in incidents of violence and abuse in Inuit communities, and the eventual return of
caring and respectful relationships.

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Research report: applying Inuit cultural approaches in the prevention of family violence and abuse

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Audrey Qamanirq
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores Inuit traditional values, philosophies, and practices as they pertain to the treatment and healing of both the abused and the abusers.

Interviewing Inuit elders: perspectives on traditional health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Michele Therrien
Frederic Laugrand
Publisher: 
Nunavut Arctic College
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Arviat, NU

Examines traditional Inuit health practices and beliefs as remembered by both North and South Baffin elders: from treatments for fractures to methods of diagnosis and attitudes toward the injured or ill. PDF to read

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De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre Brantford

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Focuses on preventive and primary health care that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, traditional healing and other primary health services, advocacy, outreach, health promotions and education.

Primary Telephone: 
519-752-4320
Email Address: 
info@aboriginalhealthcentre.com
Fax Number: 
519-752-6096
Street Address: 
36 King St
City: 
Brantford
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N3T 3C5
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Analysis report: Inuit healing in contemporary Inuit society

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies and defines Inuit healing and healers in the context of abuse and violence against women and children. Argues for more emphasis on Inuit healing in order to resolve the raft of social problems plaguing Inuit communities.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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