Tobacco Use Reduction

Inuit Tuttarvingat has produced the following projects and materials on tobacco-related issues:


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See for our Inuit relevant collection of tobacco reduction resources. Join the Inuit Tobacco-free Network e-mail listserv at

Canadian Smoking Cessation Guideline (March 2011) developed by the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health and partners (incl. Aboriginal Peoples guideline)

Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits cover pharmaceutical tobacco cessation aids for Inuit
Health Canada, 2010 (see pages 20-21)

Tungasuvvingat Inuit: Health Services and Programs Overview
Ottawa, Ontario

Updated in October 2010:
What Works in Reducing Tobacco Use in Indigenous Communities? A Summary of Promising Practices for Inuit

Prepared for the Inuit Tobacco-free Network, 2010
Other dialects/languages available: Nunavut syllabics, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut, and French

Project Overviews of Smoking Cessation Programs for Inuit
Inuit Tuttarvingat, National Aboriginal Health Organization, January 2010

Quitting is Easier If You Have Help! Quitlines
Government of Northwest Territories, 2009

Quitting Smoking? Product and Benefit Programs That Can Help!
Government of Northwest Territories, 2009

Pregnant and Smoke-free
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, 2007

Why Quit Smoking? Information for You, a Friend or a Family Member
Nunavut Dept. of Health and Social Services, 2006

First Nations, Inuit and Aboriginal Health: Media Campaigns, Facts about Tobacco
Health Canada, 2005 (Have asked Lindsey to find English)
Inuktitut texts:

Voices From the Field: Aboriginal Women and Tobacco
Deborah Schwartz, Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development, 2005

Healing from Smoking: A Step by Step Guide for Smokers
Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services & Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, 2004

Helping Smokers Quit: A Health Professional’s Guide
Northwest Territories Dept. of Health and Social Services, 2003

Helping Smokers Heal: A Guide For Counsellors
Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, 2002

Canadian Council for Tobacco Control: Prevention

CCTC, 2001-2011

World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2010
> Blog by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Mary Simon
> More information from the World Health Organization

Prenatal Decisions – A workshop model (Eng/Inuktitut)
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, 2010

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, 1997
Breathing Easy: School Kit on Tobacco (K to Grade 5)