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2007-2017 Research Summary: 10 Years of Community-based Research

Alternate Title
Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program: A Joint Initiative of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Wind Health Centre and Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Anishnaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program 2007 - 2017
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Description
Outlines research findings in the areas of cross cultural care, infectious disease, social determinants of health, maternal-child care, and addiction medicine.
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The 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Response in Remote First Nation Communities of Subarctic Ontario: Barriers and Improvements From a Health Care Services Perspective

Alternate Title
Remote First Nation Communities' Response to H1N1
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nadia A. Charania
Leonard J. S. Tsuji
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 70, no. 5, 2011, pp. 564-575
Description
Comments on the unique needs, during a public health emergency, of isolated First Nation communities.
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8th Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 15
Eighth Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Michel Philibert
Marie-Claude Pednault
Alfonse Mondello
Hélène Morin
Description
Looks at how the issue of land has effected relationships with Aboriginal people across Canada, citing the James Bay Agreement as an example. Duration: 45:15.
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Abandoned Mid-Canada Radar Line Sites in the Western James Region of Northern Ontario, Canada: A Source of Organochlorines for First Nations People?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leonard J. S. Tsuji
Bruce C. Wainman
Ian D. Martin
Jean-Philippe Weber
Celine Sutherland
et al.
Science of the Total Environment, vol. 370, no. 2/3, November 2006, pp. 452-466
Description
Examines patterns of differences, with respect to body burden of organochlorines(PCBs), between residents of the Ontario First Nations of Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Hamilton to assess whether the presence of Site 050 at Fort Albany influenced higher organochlorine body burden.
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Aboriginal and Rural Under-representation in Canada's Medical Schools

Alternate Title
Lessons in Learning
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Council on Learning
Description
Provides a cross-country update on the current state of student compositions/enrollment at medical schools and what programs have been implemented to address this, including modifying admission criteria and using satellite medical campuses.
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Aboriginal Approaches to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects: A Special Report by the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (O.F.I.F.C.)
Description
Report explores, through personal stories, how Aboriginal culture and practice help community members living with FASD. Presents Information on parenting, FASD in schools, community based programming, prevention work and justice for alcohol affected offenders.
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Aboriginal Child Care in Ontario and Quebec

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Clare Wasteneys
Description
Focus is on quantity and quantity of care available and innovation models for delivery. Consists of literature review and interviews with key informants who perform delivery, policy or administrative functions.
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Aboriginal Courts in Canada

Alternate Title
Research Paper (Scow Institute)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Karen Whonnock
Description
Research paper looks at federal and provincial legislation, inherent Aboriginal rights and negotiated agreements, and different Aboriginal courts in Canada.
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Aboriginal Cultural Capital Creation and Radio Production in Urban Ontario

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathleen Buddle
Canadian Journal of Communication, vol. 30, no. 1, 2005, pp. 7-39
Description
Challenges the common assumption that there is a direct link between the production and expression of ideas and and a new social order; "article highlights the interdependence of Aboriginal public spheres, radio mediation, and popular sovereignty."
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The Aboriginal Cultural Safety Initiative: An Innovative Health Sciences Curriculum in Ontario Colleges and Universities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chandrakant P. Shah
Allison Reeves
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 10, no. 2, Valuing Indigenous Peoples in Health Research, 2015, pp. 116-130
Description
Looks at the development of a curriculum on Aboriginal cultural safety offered to all students enrolled in undergraduate health sciences programs. Offers three modules on the health of Aboriginal people.
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[Aboriginal Education: A Failing Grade]

Alternate Title
The Agenda With Steve Paikin
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Steve Paikin
Don Drummond
Gary Lipinski
Mimi Gellman
Brenda Small
Description
Discusses inequalities and barriers to post-secondary education for Aboriginal young people. Duration: 34:44.
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Aboriginal Entrepreneurship on Reserves: Some Empirical Data from Northern Ontario and Considerations Following the Supreme Court of Canada Decision on the Delgamuukw v. British Columbia Appeal

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jean-Charles Cachon
Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, vol. 15, no. 3, 2000, pp. 2-14
Description
Based on sample of 22 on-reserve businesses regarding structure, capital, information channels and problems.
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Aboriginal Expectations and Perceived Effectiveness of Forest Management Practices and Forest Certification in Ontario

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shashi Kant
Doug Brubacher
The Forestry Chronicle, vol. 84, no. 3, May/June 2008, pp. 378-391
Description
Aims to develop a better understanding of Aboriginal peoples’ expectations of the forest environment, and their perceptions of forest planning and management operations on Crown forestlands.
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Aboriginal Experiences in Canada: Parks and Protected Areas

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jean Paul Gladu
Description
Examines three case studies, Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan, Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, and Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve in British Columbia, to address the costs and benefits of protected areas to Aboriginal Peoples, and highlight management practices.
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Aboriginal-Focused Resources for Commercial Tobacco Cessation: An Environmental Scan of Resources, Programs and Tools

Alternate Title
STOP Study
TEACH Project (Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health)
TEACH Project, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Selby
Marilyn Herie
Laurie Zawertailo
Rosa Dragonetti
Sarwar Hussain … [et al.]
Description
Document structured into eight categories: table of URLs to related documents and sites; background information; selected journal articles; resources for health care professionals; resources for other professionals; tobacco control strategies; online resources for Aboriginal peoples; and themes found in research and their implications for future investigations.
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Aboriginal Healing & Wellness Strategy Research Project: Repatriation of Aboriginal Families: Issues, Models and a Workplan. Final Report

Alternate Title
Research Project: Repatriation of Aboriginal Families
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
Stevenato and Associates
Janet Budgell
Description
Sections in the final report include: Introduction, Defining Repatriation, Background and History Aboriginal Adoptions, Statistical and Demographic Data, Existing Repatriation Programs, Services and Models, Identification of Key Issues and Barriers, Recommendations for a Repatriation Model, Cost Estimates, Implementation Strategy, and Evaluation Plan.
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Aboriginal Health Learning in the Forest and Cultivated Gardens: Building a Nutritious and Sustainable Food System

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mirella L. Stroink
Connie H. Nelson
Journal of Agromedicine, vol. 14, no. 2, Sixth International Symposium: Public Health and the Agricultural-Rural Ecosystem, 2009, pp. 263-269
Description
Reports findings of the Learning Garden program conducted with the Ginoogaming First Nation and the Aroland First Nation.
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Aboriginal-Held Forest Tenures In Canada: 2002-2003

Documents & Presentations
Description
Looks at the results of research undertaken to assess forest tenure as one indicator of Aboriginal participation in the management and economic aspects of forestry. The document also assess the progress made in achieving increased Aboriginal participation in the forest sector.
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Aboriginal Households in Canada, by Aboriginal Identity, Location and Tenure, Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2011, [2006, 2001]

Alternate Title
Canadian Housing Observer
[Aboriginal Housing Conditions]
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Statistical table broken down into on-reserve and in Census Metropolitan Areas, and by owners, renters, band housing for Canada as a whole and provinces/territories. Each Census year on separate tab. Source: CMHC (National Household-based housing indicators and data).
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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Appendices

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Community Design Needs & Preferences and Application of Local Materials
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lisa Hardess
Rodney C. McDonald
Darren Thomas
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Includes survey questions, community profiles and research findings from each of the 14 First Nations involved in study, and results of visits to three sites where local materials were being used in construction. Full research report. Community Report.
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