A new report urges the federal government to implement the recommendations in the 58 studies that have been done into ending violence against First Nations women and girls.
Health Knowledge & Information
A proposed broader or Indigenized social determinants of health framework includes "colonialism" along with other global processes. What does it mean to understand Canadian colonialism as a distal determinant of Indigenous health?
For over a century, the central goals of Canada’s Aboriginal policy were to eliminate Aboriginal governments; ignore Aboriginal rights; terminate the Treaties; and, through a process of assimilation, cause Aboriginal peoples to cease to exist as distinct legal, social, cultural, religious, and ra
This 248 page guidebook provides key tools for groups to identify the nature of the issues they face, gather appropriate information, transform it into knowledge, and moblize themselves and others to meet the demands.
Since 2001, some progress has been made in improving both the determinants of Aboriginal health status and health outcomes. Nonetheless, significant gaps in health status continue to exist.
Content of Presentation
* Overview of the Methodology
* Historical Trends of Well-Being in First Nations, Inuit and Other Canadian Communities (1981-2006)
* Regional Variations and disparities of First Nation and Inuit well-being (2006)
A resource to First Nations families and communities. More and more of us are seeking ways to improve and maintain our health. Many First Nations people have problems accessing health services.
The Role of the Media
• To learn how to manage the media during a community health crisis
• To understand the media, its challenges and opportunities
• To learn new interview skills
This tool kit has been produced by the Lifeline Information Service as a publicservice for the Shoalhaven and Illawarra Aboriginal communities. You are welcome to reproduce it without alteration.