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Vol 2 Issue 1


Volume 2, Issue 1 – Population Health: Risk and Resistance

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While no single Aboriginal framework on health can be stated, Aboriginal world views and languages hold the key to understanding a few culturally sound ideas. Most North American indigenous cultures believe all creation is related in space and time. Many … Continue reading

Resiliency and Holistic Inhalant Abuse Treatment

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Colleen Anne Dell, PhD, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, and Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Debra E. Dell, BA, Co-ordinator Youth Solvent Addiction Committee Carol Hopkins, MSW, Executive Director Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre Abstract In Canada, a major … Continue reading

Editorial – Population Health: Risk and Resistance

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While no single Aboriginal framework on health can be stated, Aboriginal world views and languages hold the key to understanding a few culturally sound ideas. Most North American indigenous cultures believe all creation is related in space and time. Many … Continue reading

Healing the Generations: Post-Traumatic Stress and the Health Status of Aboriginal Populations in Canada

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Terry L. Mitchell, PhD, C. Psych., Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario Dawn T. Maracle, MA, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Ontario Abstract The enduring impact of colonization and loss of culture are identified … Continue reading

Social Capital as a Health Determinant in First Nations: An Exploratory Study in Three Communities

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Javier Mignone, PhD Centre for Aboriginal Health Research Department of Community Health Sciences University of Manitoba John O’Neil, PhD Centre for Aboriginal Health Research Department of Community Health Sciences University of Manitoba Abstract The study examined the concept of social … Continue reading

Early Childhood Care and Development Programs as Hook and Hub for Inter-sectoral Service Delivery in First Nations Communities

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Jessica Ball University of Victoria School of Child and Youth Care Abstract Consistent with recommendations in the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, many Aboriginal communities are investing in early education, cultural transmission, and health for the youngest generation to secure … Continue reading

Sheway: Supporting Choice and Self-Determination

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Maria Burglehaus, MSc, RDN Monica Stokl, BScN, RN, BEd Abstract In Canada’s poorest neighbourhood, the women at Sheway access services in a way that supports self-determination and choice. The program aims to enhance resilience and well-being of women during pregnancy … Continue reading

Isi Askiwan–The State of the Land: Summary of the Prince Albert Grand Council Elders’ Forum on Climate Change

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Willie Ermine, MEd, Ethicist/Researcher, Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre, First Nations University of Canada Ralph Nilson, PhD, Director, Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre, First Nations University of Canada David Sauchyn, PhD, Research Co-ordinator, Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative, University of Regina … Continue reading

Overweight in First Nations Children: Prevalence, Implications, and Solutions

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Noreen D. Willows, PhD, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta Abstract Obesity is a condition of excessive body fat to an extent that health may be compromised. Overweight children have high weight for their height and … Continue reading