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Vol 4 Issue 2


Volume 4, Issue 2 – Aboriginal Women’s Health

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Women have always played a central role in Aboriginal health. Since the beginning of time women have brought children into the world, cared for their families and were healers. In my own culture at the time of creation the Sky … Continue reading

Editorial – Building Foundations in Aboriginal Women’s Health Research

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Women have always played a central role in Aboriginal health. Since the beginning of time women have brought children into the world, cared for their families and were healers. In my own culture at the time of creation the Sky … Continue reading

The Responsibilities of Women: Confronting Environmental Contamination in the Traditional Territories of Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows) and Wabauskang First Nation

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Leanne Simpson (Mississauga), Ph.D., Principle Investigator, Contaminants Project Judy DaSilva (Anishinabekwe), Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek Contaminants Project Coordinator, Grassy Narrows First Nation Betty Riffel (Anishinabekwe), Contaminants Project Coordinator Wabauskang First Nation Patricia Sellers, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Carolina … Continue reading

Health Research, Entitlements and Health Services for First Nations and Métis Women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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Margaret J. Haworth-Brockman, BSc, Executive Director, Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence Kathy Bent, BA, MA, PhD Candidate, University of Manitoba and Research Associate, Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence Joanne Havelock, BA, MHA, Policy Analyst, Prairie Women’s Health Centre … Continue reading

Culturally Competent Care for Aboriginal Women: A Case for Culturally Competent Care for Aboriginal Women Giving Birth in Hospital Settings

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June Birch, B.A., Research Assistant, Misericordia Child Health Clinic,Misericordia Community Hospital, Edmonton Alberta Lia Ruttan, Ph.D., Research Associate, Misericordia Child Health Clinic, Misericordia Community Hospital, Edmonton Alberta Tracy Muth, M.Ed., Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Lola … Continue reading

Beginning with Our Voices: How the Experiential Stories of First Nations Women Contribute to a National Research Project

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Sharon Acoose, MSW, RSW, Assistant Professor-Indian Social Work, First Nations University of Canada, Saskatoon Campus Debbie Blunderfield, Community Member Colleen Anne Dell, PhD, Research Chair in Substance Abuse, University of Saskatchewan & Senior Research Associate, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse … Continue reading

Body-related experiences of two young rural Aboriginal women

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Tara-Leigh Fleming, MSc, College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan Kent C. Kowalski, PhD, College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan Abstract There has been a gradual increase in health research that explores the body-related experiences of young Aboriginal women living in … Continue reading