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Loyie, Larry, Brissenden, Constance, Holmlund, Heather D. (Illustrator). Penticton, BC: Theytus Books Ltd , 2005. (Book)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 500 BRI 2005
A positive story of a family facing HIV, told in a rural First Nations settings. After the children learn their favourite cousin has HIV, they discover that illness brings understanding and awareness. The story provides insights into ways of learning, the influence of elders in the community, and c…
Title
Gathering tree
Author
Loyie, Larry
Brissenden, Constance
Holmlund, Heather D. (Illustrator)
Place
Penticton, BC
Publisher
Theytus Books Ltd
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Hardcover
Topics
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS/HIV Infection)
Aboriginal Health
Picture Books
Abstract
A positive story of a family facing HIV, told in a rural First Nations settings. After the children learn their favourite cousin has HIV, they discover that illness brings understanding and awareness. The story provides insights into ways of learning, the influence of elders in the community, and cultural activities such as traditional gatherings.
ISBN
9781894778282
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 500 BRI 2005
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Kinew, Wab. Toronto, ON: Penguin Canada , 2015. (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 KIN 2017
When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant aboriginal man who'd raised him. The Reason You Walk spans the year 2012, chronicling painful moments in the past and celebrat…
Title
The reason you walk
Author
Kinew, Wab
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Penguin Canada
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
Softcover; 288 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Cancer
Trauma Survivors
Abstract
When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster and musician Wab Kinew decided to spend a year reconnecting with the accomplished but distant aboriginal man who'd raised him. The Reason You Walk spans the year 2012, chronicling painful moments in the past and celebrating renewed hopes and dreams for the future. As Kinew revisits his own childhood in Winnipeg and on a reserve in Northern Ontario, he learns more about his father's traumatic childhood at residential school. An intriguing doubleness marks The Reason You Walk, a reference to an Anishinaabe ceremonial song. Born to an Anishinaabe father and a non-native mother, he has a foot in both cultures. He is a Sundancer, an academic, a former rapper, a hereditary chief, and an urban activist. His father, Tobasonakwut, was both a beloved traditional chief and a respected elected leader who engaged directly with Ottawa. Internally divided, his father embraced both traditional native religion and Catholicism, the religion that was inculcated into him at the residential school where he was physically and sexually abused. In a grand gesture of reconciliation, Kinew's father invited the Roman Catholic bishop of Winnipeg to a Sundance ceremony in which he adopted him as his brother. Kinew writes affectingly of his own struggles in his twenties to find the right path, eventually giving up a self-destructive lifestyle to passionately pursue music and martial arts. From his unique vantage point, he offers an inside view of what it means to be an educated aboriginal living in a country that is just beginning to wake up to its aboriginal history and living presence.
Invoking hope, healing and forgiveness, The Reason You Walk is a poignant story of a towering but damaged father and his son as they embark on a journey to repair their family bond. By turns lighthearted and solemn, Kinew gives us an inspiring vision for family and cross-cultural reconciliation, and a wider conversation about the future of aboriginal peoples.
ISBN
9780143193555
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GN 400 KIN 2017
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre 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

Well-being in the urban Aboriginal community:

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114279
Newhouse, David. Toronto, ON: Thompson Educational Publishing , 2012. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GN 400 NEW 2012
Well-Being in the Urban Aboriginal Community offers a selection of the papers presented at Fostering Biimaadiziwin, a national research conference held in Toronto in 2011. The conference grew out of a desire to add a new perspective to research concerning Aboriginal peoples living in urban environm…
Title
Well-being in the urban Aboriginal community:
Subtitle
Fostering biimaadiziwin, a national research conference on urban Aboriginal peoples
Author
Newhouse, David
Corporate Author
National Research Conference on Urban Aboriginal Peoples
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Thompson Educational Publishing
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Paperback, 268 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Community Health Services
Leadership/Coaching
Abstract
Well-Being in the Urban Aboriginal Community offers a selection of the papers presented at Fostering Biimaadiziwin, a national research conference held in Toronto in 2011. The conference grew out of a desire to add a new perspective to research concerning Aboriginal peoples living in urban environments - a positive perspective that focuses on strengths and assets, rather than problems. In this volume, scholars, researchers, policy-makers, community members, and practitioners examine the ways that Aboriginal peoples in Canada are pursuing rand achieving biimaadiziwin (or "the good life") in urban settings. Their papers explore the urban Aboriginal situation in such areas as cultural sovereignty, identity, self-determination, social capital, and education. The result is a valuable resource that offers insight into the lives of urban Aboriginal peoples, providing information that will guide future studies of the joys, frustrations, rewards, and challenges of Aboriginal peoples living good lives in Canada's cities and towns
ISBN
9781550772265
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GN 400 NEW 2012
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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The outside circle: A graphic novel

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120617
LaBoucane-Benson, Patti, Mellings, Kelly. Toronto, ON: House of Anansi Press Inc. , 2015. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GN 400 LAB 2015
In this important graphic novel, two Aboriginal brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, try to overcome centuries of historic trauma in very different ways to bring about positive change in their lives. ; Pete, a young Aboriginal man wrapped up in gang violence, lives with hi…
Title
The outside circle: A graphic novel
Author
LaBoucane-Benson, Patti
Mellings, Kelly
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
House of Anansi Press Inc.
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
Softcover; 128 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Rehabilitation Medicine
Abstract
In this important graphic novel, two Aboriginal brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, try to overcome centuries of historic trauma in very different ways to bring about positive change in their lives.
Pete, a young Aboriginal man wrapped up in gang violence, lives with his younger brother, Joey, and his mother who is a heroin addict. One night, Pete and his mother's boyfriend, Dennis, get into a big fight, which sends Dennis to the morgue and Pete to jail. Initially, Pete keeps up ties to his crew, until a jail brawl forces him to realize the negative influence he has become on Joey, which encourages him to begin a process of rehabilitation that includes traditional Aboriginal healing circles and ceremonies.
Powerful, courageous, and deeply moving, The Outside Circle is drawn from the author's twenty years of work and research on healing and reconciliation of gang-affiliated or incarcerated Aboriginal men.
ISBN
9781770899377
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GN 400 LAB 2015
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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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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Healing traditions: The mental health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114476
Vancouver, BC: UBC Press , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GN 400 KIR 2009
The book is divided into four sections: an overview of the mental health of indigenous peoples; origins and representations of social suffering; transformations of identity and community; and traditional healing and mental health services. Cross-cutting themes include: the impact of colonialism, se…
Title
Healing traditions: The mental health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada
Editor
Kirmayer, Laurence J.
Valaskakis, Gail
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
UBC Press
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Paperback, 239 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Leadership/Coaching
Abstract
The book is divided into four sections: an overview of the mental health of indigenous peoples; origins and representations of social suffering; transformations of identity and community; and traditional healing and mental health services. Cross-cutting themes include: the impact of colonialism, sedentarization, and forced assimilation; the importance of land for indigenous identity and an ecocentric self; notions of space and place as part of the cultural matrix of identity and experience; and processes of healing and spirituality as sources of resilience.
Offering a unique combination of mental health and socio-cultural perspectives, Healing Traditions will be useful to all concerned with the wellbeing of Aboriginal peoples including health professionals, community workers, planners and administrators, social scientists, educators, and students.
ISBN
9780774815246
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GN 400 KIR 2009
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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The education of Augie Merasty: A residential school memoir

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120611
Merasty, Joseph Auguste, Carpenter, David. Sakatchewan, SK: University of Regina Press , 2017. (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 MER 2017
A courageous and intimate memoir, The Education of Augie Merasty is the story of a child who faced the dark heart of humanity, let loose by the cruel policies of a bigoted nation. ; A retired fisherman and trapper who sometimes lived rough on the streets, Augie Merasty was one of an estimated 150,0…
Title
The education of Augie Merasty: A residential school memoir
Author
Merasty, Joseph Auguste
Carpenter, David
Place
Sakatchewan, SK
Publisher
University of Regina Press
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
Hardcover; 150 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Trauma Survivors
Abstract
A courageous and intimate memoir, The Education of Augie Merasty is the story of a child who faced the dark heart of humanity, let loose by the cruel policies of a bigoted nation.
A retired fisherman and trapper who sometimes lived rough on the streets, Augie Merasty was one of an estimated 150,000 First Nations, Inuit, and Metis children who were taken from their families and sent to government-funded, church-run schools, where they were subjected to a policy of aggressive assimilation.
As Augie recounts, these schools did more than attempt to mould children in the ways of white society. They were taught to be ashamed of their heritage and, as he experienced, often suffered physical and sexual abuse.
But even as he looks back on this painful part of his childhood, Merasty's sense of humour and warm voice shine through.
ISBN
9780889774575
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GN 400 MER 2017
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Celebrating the circle of life: Coming back to balance and harmony

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112533

http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/NR/rdonlyres/361F0C20-FDC5-499E-AC8D-D0F2A0494597/0/Circle_of_Life_FINAL_CompleteGuide_March2013.pdf

The BC Reproductive Mental Health Program in collaboration with Perinatal Services BC. B.C.: BC Mental Health and Addictions Service & Perinatal Services BC , 2013. (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 CEL 2013
This guide discusses how baby blues and depression may affect women's physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and what to do if that occurs. ; Part 1 - Basic Aboriginal Teachings ; Part 2 - Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the first year of being a parent ; Part 3 - Feelings during Pregnancy…
Title
Celebrating the circle of life: Coming back to balance and harmony
Subtitle
A guide to emotional health in pregnancy and early motherhood for Aboriginal women and their families
Author
The BC Reproductive Mental Health Program in collaboration with Perinatal Services BC
Place
B.C.
Publisher
BC Mental Health and Addictions Service & Perinatal Services BC
Year Published
2013
Physical Description
Spiral bound softcover: 59 p.
Topics
Emotional Health
Pregnancy/Childbirth-Atlases. Pictorial Works
Depression
Postpartum Depression
Minority Health
Aboriginal Health
Mental Health
Abstract
This guide discusses how baby blues and depression may affect women's physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and what to do if that occurs.
Part 1 - Basic Aboriginal Teachings
Part 2 - Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the first year of being a parent
Part 3 - Feelings during Pregnancy and After the Birth
Part 4 - Coming back to Balance and Harmony
Part 5 - For Partners, Family and Friends
Part 6 - Resources
Notes
**Please note that the print resource is only available in black & white.**
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/NR/rdonlyres/361F0C20-FDC5-499E-AC8D-D0F2A0494597/0/Circle_of_Life_FINAL_CompleteGuide_March2013.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GN 400 CEL 2013
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Unsettling the settler within: Indian residential schools, truth telling, and reconciliation in Canada

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114276
Regan, Paulette. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GN 400 REG 2010
In 2008, Canada established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that created Canada?s notorious residential school system. Unsettling the Settler Within argues that non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own process of…
Title
Unsettling the settler within: Indian residential schools, truth telling, and reconciliation in Canada
Author
Regan, Paulette
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
UBC Press
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Paperback, 299 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Leadership/Coaching
Abstract
In 2008, Canada established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend the deep rifts between Aboriginal peoples and the settler society that created Canada?s notorious residential school system. Unsettling the Settler Within argues that non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own process of decolonization in order to truly participate in the transformative possibilities of reconciliation. Settlers must relinquish the persistent myth of themselves as peacemakers and acknowledge the destructive legacy of a society that has stubbornly ignored and devalued Indigenous experience. A compassionate call to action, this powerful book offers a new and hopeful path toward healing the wounds of the past.
ISBN
9780774817783
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GN 400 REG 2010
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons Available
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Up Ghost River: A chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120614
Metatawabin, Edmund, Shimo, Alexandra. Toronto, ON: Vintage Canada , 2014. (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 MET 2014
A powerful, raw and eloquent memoir about the abuse former First Nations chief Edmund Metatawabin endured in residential school in the 1960s, the resulting trauma, and the spirit he rediscovered within himself and his community through traditional spirituality and knowledge. Foreword by Joseph Boyd…
Title
Up Ghost River: A chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history
Author
Metatawabin, Edmund
Shimo, Alexandra
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Vintage Canada
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Softcover; 352 p.
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Trauma Survivors
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Alcoholism Recovery
Abstract
A powerful, raw and eloquent memoir about the abuse former First Nations chief Edmund Metatawabin endured in residential school in the 1960s, the resulting trauma, and the spirit he rediscovered within himself and his community through traditional spirituality and knowledge. Foreword by Joseph Boyden.
ISBN
9780307399885
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GN 400 MET 2014
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome among Aboriginal people in Canada: Review and anaylysis of the intergenerational links to residential schools

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110797

http://www.ahf.ca/downloads/fetal-alcohol-syndrome.pdf

Tait, Caroline L. Montreal, QC: Aboriginal Healing Foundation , 2003. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
This report reviews and analyzes research literature on FAS and ARBEs among Aboriginal people in Canada. Specific attention is paid to intergenerational variables that are linked to, or a result of, the residential school experience.
Title
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome among Aboriginal people in Canada: Review and anaylysis of the intergenerational links to residential schools
Author
Tait, Caroline L.
Place
Montreal, QC
Publisher
Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Year Published
2003
Topics
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects. FAS/FAE
Aboriginal Health
Abstract
This report reviews and analyzes research literature on FAS and ARBEs among Aboriginal people in Canada. Specific attention is paid to intergenerational variables that are linked to, or a result of, the residential school experience.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.ahf.ca/downloads/fetal-alcohol-syndrome.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public

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