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Vol 6 Issue 1


Volume 6, Issue 1 – Traditional Medicine

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There is no uniform approach or generic label assigned to traditional medicine; rather, it is an acknowledgment of the geographic and cultural diversity within Indigenous knowledge. The papers in this journal offer a broad examination of traditional medicine, each sharing … Continue reading

Editorial – Traditional Medicine

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Dawn Martin-Hill Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology Academic Director Indigenous Studies McMaster University There is no uniform approach or generic label assigned to traditional medicine; rather, it is an acknowledgment of the geographic and cultural diversity within Indigenous knowledge. The papers in … Continue reading

Traditional Anishinabe Healing in a Clinical Setting: The Development of an Aboriginal Interdisciplinary Approach to Community-based Aboriginal Mental Health Care

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Marion A. Maar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Laurentian University Marjory Shawande, Traditional Coordinator, Noojmowin Teg Health Access Centre, Aundek Omni Kaning, ON Abstract Traditional medicine has been practiced by Aboriginal people for thousands of years at … Continue reading

Contemporary Perceptions of Health from an Indigenous (Plains Cree) Perspective

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Holly Graham, RN, Ph.D.(c), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler, RN, Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Abstract Currently, there is limited literature demonstrating awareness of how contemporary Aboriginal Peoples understand and define health, address their health concerns, … Continue reading

Aboriginal Midwifery: A Model for Change

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Amber D. Skye, MHSc. Student, Department Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto This paper will discuss indigenous knowledge and epistemologies of health and well-being as essential practices to improving the health status of Aboriginal communities. These methods … Continue reading

Tuberculosis and Colonialism: Current Tales about Tuberculosis and Colonialism in Nunavut

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Helle Møller, Ph.D.(c) Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to examine Inuit experience and make meaning of tuberculosis (TB) and how this may relate to the prevalence of TB in Nunavut. The study … Continue reading

Appropriate Engagement and Nutrition Education on Reserve: Lessons Learned from the Takla Lake First Nation in Northern BC

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Pamela Tobin, M.A., University of British Columbia, Research Associate, BC Leadership Chair in Aboriginal Environmental Health UNBC Margo French (aka Sumkoltz), Takla First Nation Neil Hanlon, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Geography Program, University of Northern British Columbia ABSTRACT Concerns about living … Continue reading

Achieving Cultural Integration in Health Services: Design of Comprehensive Hospital Model for Traditional Healing, Medicines, Foods and Supports

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Roger Walker, MPA, MHA, CHE. CEO and President, Sioux Looout Meno Ya Win Health Centre. Helen Cromarty, BHScN. Special Advisor on First Nations Health, Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre. Barbara Linkewich, RN, HBScN, IBCLC, CHPCN(C). Vice President of … Continue reading