Indigenous health

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. 

 

Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

A peer reviewed, web-based journal published twice each year by Native Counselling Services of Alberta, in partnership with the CRCAH in Australia, Papa Ola Lokahi in Hawaii, and the International Indigenous Council for Healing Our Spirit Worldwide. The articles are multidisciplinary, and of interest to a wide range of readers, including both community and academic researchers. Their peer review process includes an academic and a community-based reviewer for each article.

Primary Telephone: 
(780) 541-4002
Email Address: 
http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/
Fax Number: 
(780) 428-0187
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