Aboriginal

Fetal alcohol syndrome & fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among Aboriginal Canadians: knowledge gaps

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Syndrome d’alcoolisation foetale et ensemble des troubles causés par l’alcoolisation foetale chez les Autochtones du Canada : lacunes en matière de connaissances
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Michael Pacey
Publisher: 
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Prince George, BC

Identifies knowledge gaps in FAS/FASD research from a life course perspective that can help prioritize future research and improve understanding of how to address FAS/FASD in Aboriginal communities.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health status and health services use of female and male prisoners in provincial jail

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jennifer R. Bernier
Kristin MacLellan
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Halifax NS

Examines and compares the health status and health service utilization of women and men in a provincial correctional jail in Atlantic Canada. Finds that prisoners experienced a number of physical and mental health issues and a large proportion used health services during incarceration. The quality and accessibility of health services played a significant role in how participants viewed health care in jail. Sex and gender are shown to influence the health status and use of health services among provincial prisoners. Females report more heath issues and poorer overall health, as well as more difficulties accessing health services during incarceration than male prisoners. Race also plays a role in health status and health service utilization. Aboriginal prisoners rate their overall physical and mental health poorer than non-Aboriginals. They also report a greater need for health services, but use them less than non-Aboriginal prisoners.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN: 978-0-9810459-3-1
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal Two-Spirit and LGBTQ Migration

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Janice Ristock
Art Zoccole
Lisa Passante
Publisher: 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Sexual and Gender Diversity:Vulnerability and Resilience (SVR) Research Program
Publication Date: 
November 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A qualitative, community-based research project that explores the trajectories of migration of Aboriginal people who identify as Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) and the impact of mobility on health and wellness.

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Available online.

Portage la Prairie Friendship Centre

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

The Centre assists Aboriginal newcomers in ther adjustment to urban life; provides a medium for the development of Aboriginal Leadership in the community; creates mutual understanding between people of Aboriginal ancestry and others through education and recreational programs; creates awareness in the community and media about concerns and needs of Aboriginal people, and takes action in resolving them whenever possible.

Primary Telephone: 
204-239-6333
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ptgfc.orgnet
Fax Number: 
204-239-6534
Street Address: 
20-3rd St NE
City: 
Portage la Prairie
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R1N 1N4
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
613-747-6022
Email Address: 
reception@abo-peoples.org
Fax Number: 
613-747-8834
Street Address: 
867 St Laurent Blvd
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1K 3B1
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Clan Mothers Turtle Lodge

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
204-646-2296
Fax Number: 
204-646-2705
Street Address: 
PO Box 1
City: 
St. Laurent
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R0C 2S0
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Chiefs of Ontario

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
416-597-1266
Email Address: 
margaret@coo.org
Fax Number: 
416-597-8365
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-515-6527
Street Address: 
804-111 Peter St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 2H1
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Labrador Metis Native Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
709-896-0592
Secondary Telephone: 
877-896-0592
Email Address: 
admin@labradormetis.ca
Fax Number: 
709-896-0594
Street Address: 
PO Box 460 STN C
Addt'l Street Address: 
370 Hamilton River Road
City: 
Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A0P 1C0
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Kahkewistahaw First Nation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
306-696-3291
Secondary Telephone: 
306-835-2125
Fax Number: 
306-696-3201
Street Address: 
PO Box 609
City: 
Broadview
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S0G 0K0
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Moosonee Native Friendship Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Primary Telephone: 
705-336-2808
Fax Number: 
705-336-2929
Street Address: 
PO Box 489
Addt'l Street Address: 
31 Ferguson Rd S
City: 
Moosonee
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P0L 1Y0
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011
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