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Determinants of indigenous peoples' health in Canada : Beyond the social

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114275
Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars Press , 2015. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GN 400 GRE 2015
The health disparities affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada might well be understood as a national epidemic. Although progress has been made in the last decade towards both understanding and ameliorating Indigenous health inequalities, very little research or writing has expanded a social determi…
Title
Determinants of indigenous peoples' health in Canada : Beyond the social
Editor
Greenwood, Margo
de Leeuw, Sarah
Lindsay, Nicole Marie
Reading, Charlotte
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Canadian Scholars Press
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
Paperback, 279 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Community Health Services
Leadership/Coaching
Abstract
The health disparities affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada might well be understood as a national epidemic. Although progress has been made in the last decade towards both understanding and ameliorating Indigenous health inequalities, very little research or writing has expanded a social determinants of health framework to account for the unique histories and present realities of Indigenous peoples in this country. This timely edited collection addresses this significant knowledge gap, exploring the ways that multiple health determinants beyond the social―from colonialism to geography, from economy to biology―converge to impact the health status of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
This unique collection, comprised largely of contributions by Indigenous authors, offers the voices and expertise of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis writers from across Canada. The multitude of health determinants of Indigenous peoples are considered in a selection of chapters that range from scholarly papers by research experts in the field, to reflective essays by Indigenous leaders. Appropriate throughout a range of disciplines, including Health Studies, Indigenous Studies, Public and Population Health, Community Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Social Work, this engaging text broadens the social determinants of health framework to better understand health inequality. Most importantly, it does so by placing front and center the voices and experiences of Indigenous peoples.
ISBN
9781551307329
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GN 400 GRE 2015
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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A century of genocide in the Americas

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112163

http://vimeo.com/36847324

Gibbons, Rosemary, Thomas, Dax. Indian Residential School Survivors Society , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GN 400 GIB 2002
URL Notes
Click on the link above to stream the video online.
This documentary reveals how Indian Residential Schools became a haven for institutionalized sexual abuse. It shows First Nations peoples taking legal action against not only the pedophiles, but also against the Canadian government and churches, while at the same time using their traditional ways o…
Title
A century of genocide in the Americas
Subtitle
The residential school experience
Author
Gibbons, Rosemary
Thomas, Dax
Publisher
Indian Residential School Survivors Society
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
DVD: 18 min.
Topics
History-First Nations
Education-First Nations
Aboriginal Health
Abstract
This documentary reveals how Indian Residential Schools became a haven for institutionalized sexual abuse. It shows First Nations peoples taking legal action against not only the pedophiles, but also against the Canadian government and churches, while at the same time using their traditional ways of healing in order to bring joy and balance back into their own lives and also into their communities.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://vimeo.com/36847324
URL Notes
Click on the link above to stream the video online.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GN 400 GIB 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available