Culture

Culture

Nurturing mothers

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sheila Kitzinger
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Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the culture of childbearing. Explores how medicalization has becomes the ritual of birth in North America. Explores how women are reclaiming their bodies in birth. 

 

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. 

Ways of seeing illness

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carole Yawney
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the second of a four part series on alternatives to allopathy; discusses influences on culture, and how we define and go about achieving health and healing.

Working with Inuit: selected resources to help you learn about Inuit culture and way of life

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English
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Online
Author: 
Paani Zizman
Lily Amagoalik
Inuit Tuttarvingat
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National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
March 2010
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

A guide to help medical professionals, health and wellness workers, teachers, students and others find resources to better understand Inuit culture, health perspectives and the way we live. It provides links to various websites, books, in-depth reports, periodicals and videos about Inuit history, culture, values, traditional healing, and current health and wellness.

 
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For more information or copyright requests, contact Inuit Tuttarvingat, National Aboriginal Health Organization
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9781926543338

Aboriginal children: the healing power of cultural identity

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English
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Online
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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.

A recognition of being: reconstructing native womanhood

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English
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Kim Anderson
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Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes how Native women are reclaiming their cultural traditions and creating positive and powerful images of themselves true to their heritage.

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ABGN.A53 2001
ISBN 1894549120
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and cultural change: overview report

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English
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Author: 
Susie Jolly
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BRIDGE developement-gender
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Examines understandings of culture in gender and development studies. Also discusses efforts and projects that respond to problematic representations of north-south differences and power dynamics. Includes recommendations based on the experiences described in the report.

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GEND.J65 2002
ISBN 1858644127

North American Indian, Métis and Inuit women speak about culture, education and work

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English
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Online
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Caroline Kenny
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the barriers created by policies which do not support Aboriginal women to maintain full cultural lives while pursuing contemporary education and work.

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ABGN.K46 2002
ISBN 0662662229
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: À coeur ouvert : des Indiennes, des Métisses et des Inuites d'Amérique du Nord parlent de culture, d'instruction et de travail Issued also in Inuktitut under title: Kanatami allait, allangajut amma inuit arnait uqausiqalaurningit iliqkusimita, ilinaqtuliriniullu amma iqkanajarniup miksanu</p>

Taking risks: incorporating gender and culture into the classification and assessment of federally sentenced women in Canada

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English
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Kelly Hannah-Moffat
Margaret Shaw
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses the underlying assumptions and current practice of classification and assessment in federal women's prisons, and the implications for gender and diversity.

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GEND.H36 2001
ISBN 0662654323
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Oser prendre des risques : Intégration des différences entre les sexes et entre les cultures au classement et à l'évaluation des délinqantes sous responsabilité fédérale.
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