Vancouver

Displaying 1 - 50 of 458

2006 Aboriginal Population Profile for Vancouver [British Columbia]

Alternate Title
2006 Aboriginal Population Profiles for Selected Cities and Communities ; no. 4
2006 Aboriginal Population Profiles for Selected Cities and Communities: British Columbia
2006 Census Aboriginal Population Profile for Vancouver, British Columbia
E-Books
Author/Creator
Shelly Milligan
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

2018 Aboriginal Homelessness Count in Metro Vancouver

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Infocus Management Consulting and Land Management?]
Description
Purpose of count is to obtain estimate of extent of homelessness, identify demographic characteristics of the population, and track trends by comparing results to those of previous counts.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

2020 Homeless Count in Metro Vancouver: Final Data Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
BC Non-Profit Housing Association
Description
Snapshot took place March 3rd and 4th, 2020, before the state of emergency was declared due to COVID-19. Indigenous peoples accounted for 33% of the respondents, making them 13.2 times more likely to experience homelessness.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

8th Fire: Indigenous in the City

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 13
Eighth Fire: Indigenous in the City
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ryszard Hunka
Charlotte Odele
Coleen Rajotte
Michael Sweeney
Al Lawrence ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at "Concrete Indians" living in urban communities. Duration: 45:10.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Health, Healing, and Wellness in the DTES Study: Final Report

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Health, Healing, and Wellness in the Downtown Eastside Study
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kinwa Bluesky
Description
Goal of study was to gather information on extent of culturally appropriate health supports and to make recommendations that would increase integration of traditional, spiritual and cultural practices into existing services and programming.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Income Disparity in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Krishna Pendakur
Ravi Pendakur
Canadian Public Policy, vol. 37, no. 1, March 2011, pp. 61-83
Description
Examines the different patterns of economic disadvantage and notes the evolution from 1995 to 2005.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Opportunities Forum

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Amanda Nahanee
Bob Rae
Ian Campbell
Michelle Corfield
Matthew Thomas ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at the fifth annual forum held on June 17, 2015, which emphasized the critical relationship between aboriginal issues and economic development in British Columbia. Duration: 4:11:40.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Street-Involved Youth Experience Elevated Risk of Incarceration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
B. Barker
G. T. Alfred
K. Fleming
P. Nguyen
E. Wood
T. Kerr ... [et al.]
Public Health, vol. 30, 2015, pp. [1]-7
Description
Comments on the urgent need for culturally appropriate interventions to prevent more Aboriginal youth from becoming involved in the criminal justice system. Pre-publication version.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Adaptation and Decolonization: Unpacking the Role of "Culturally Appropriate" Knowledge in the Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amy Salmon
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 2, 2007, pp. 257-273
Description
Examines perceptions of young Aboriginal mothers attending an urban FAS prevention program, discusses the two distinct uses of the term "culturally appropriate" in FAS pedagogy, and concludes with an analysis of the participants insights and the policy texts.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

“All My Relations”: Experiences and Perceptions of Indigenous Patients Connecting with Indigenous Elders in an Inner City Primary Care Partnership for Mental Health and Well-being

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George Hadjipavlou
Colleen Varcoe
David Tu
Jennifer Dehoney
Roberta Price
Annette J. Browne
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 190, no. 20, May 22, 2018, pp. E608-E615
Description
Six-month mixed-methods evaluation of a mental health and well-being program which included Elders in the direct care of Indigenous patients in an inner city primary health clinic; 36 of 37 participants, from 20 different nations, described substantial benefits.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

ART Sauvage: Indian Acts

Alternate Title
In the Eye of a Wendat: Rethinking Action Art as Art Sauvage/Indian Acts
INDIANacts: Aboriginal Performance Art
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Guy Sioui Durand
Description
Discusses various concepts of artistic expression in Aboriginal performance art.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

The Artists Speak

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Peter Millard
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 7, no. 3, Summer/Fall, 1992, pp. 17-21
Description
Two Inuit artists, Oviloo Tunnillie and Martha Tickiq, are interviewed at the Mario Scott Gallery in Vancouver. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 17.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Avoiding Future Tragedies: Improving Investigations of Missing Women: The Vancouver Police Department's Policy Forum Submission for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Vancouver Police Department
Description
Focuses on four themes: protection of vulnerable women, structure of police force, policies and practices used in investigations of missing persons and suspected serial murders, and relationships with communities and media. Focus on Robert Pickton case.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Barriers in Access to Primary Health Care for Young HIV+ Women: A Qualitative Research Study

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sheena Sargeant
J. Evin Jones
Description
Reviews responses to survey in which sample consisted of service providers, representatives of community partner organizations, and two focus groups; identifies best practices and makes recommendations. WISE Project deals with women living in the downtown East/South areas of Vancouver, with focus on Aboriginals.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Karmen Crey
BC Studies, no. 205, Spring, 2020, pp. 109-110
Description
Discusses Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn's film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open set in Vancouver, BC. The film is about the interactions between two Indigenous women in a lower income neighborhood.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Dale Lakevold
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 1998, pp. 186-188
Description
Book review of: Traplines by Eden Robinson.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Broadcasting Sovereignty: Exhibiting Nuxalk Radio at the University of British Columbia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jennifer Kramer
BC Studies, no. 199, Indigeneities and Museums: Ongoing Conversations, Autumn, 2018, pp. 151-170
Description
Discusses the student-curated exhibition Nuxalk Radio: One Nation, Many Voices and the role that the Indigenous-led, non-commercial radio station plays in promoting language, culture and sovereignty.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Buffalo Boy: Then and Now

Alternate Title
INDIANacts: Aboriginal Performance Art
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ryan Rice
Carla Taunton
Description
Discusses how Adrian Stimson's anti-colonial, gender-bending persona is used to expose cultural and societal truths.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Burden of HIV Infection among Aboriginal Injection Drug Users in Vancouver, British Columbia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Evan Wood
Julio S. G. Montaner
Kathy Li
Ruth Zhang
Lucy Barney
et al.
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 98, no. 3, March 2008, pp. 515-519
Description
Discusses differential rates of HIV incidence among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal injection drug users, and the need for a culturally sensitive and evidence-based response to the epidemic.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city: A Conversation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leona Sparrow
Jordan Wilson
Susan Rowley
BC Studies, no. 199, Indigeneities and Museums: Ongoing Conversations, Autumn, 2018, pp. 45-52
Description
Excerpt from a conversation between the authors about the exhibition c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city. Discussion includes exhibit process and impact, and the role of museums in supporting and consulting with Indigenous communities,
Login or Register to create bookmarks.