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Breaking Free, Breaking Through: An Arts-Based Research Project to Examine Violence against Aboriginal Women

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC)
Ontario Native Womens' Association (ONWA)
Description
Project to identify protective factors which led women to leave abusive relationships and stay away permanently. Research involved women from five Ontario cities: Fort Frances, Hamilton, Ottawa, Timmins and Thunder Bay.
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Exploring the Experiences of Urban First Nations People Living with or Caring for Someone with Type 2 Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Diana Serifali
Nicole Shea
Sandy Brooks
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol. 36, no. 4, August 2012, pp. 175-180
Description
Three themes emerged from sharing circles involving 24 participants: balancing traditional/cultural ways with westernized medicine, lack of accessibility, and coping with the disease.
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The Identification of Lead Ammunition as a Source of Lead Exposure in First Nations: The Use of Lead Isotope Ratios

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leonard J. S. Tsuji
Bruce C. Wainman
Ian D. Martin
Celine Sutherland
Jean-Philippe Weber
et al.
Science of the Total Environment, vol. 393, no. 2/3, April 2009, pp. 291-298
Description
Presents a study, using lead isotope ratios, to determine whether lead shotshell constitutes a source of lead exposure.
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Inuit Artists and Tuberculosis Patients in Hamilton

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Susan Gustavison
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 23, no. 4, Winter, 2008, pp. 11-16
Description
Discusses the artistic production which was initiated as a form of occupational therapy and later became a source of income. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to p. 11.
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[Inuit Go South for Tuberculosis Treatment]

Alternate Title
Assignment ; May 15, 1959
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Bill Cockman
Austin Peer
Description
Interview about tuberculosis treatment aboard a Department of Transport ship, C. D. Howe. Duraton: 4:11.
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New Aboriginal Health Course Increases Awareness

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ken Kilpatrick
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 170, no. 12, June 8, 2004, p. 1780
Description
Discusses a research project by two McMaster medical school students that turned into a five month course.
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A Report on the Water Ceremony & Candlelight Vigil for the Missing Murdered Indigenous Women at Honouring the Circle, Hamilton, Ontario

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Clarissa Kennedy
Indigenous Social Work Journal, vol. 10, Issues That Relate to Indigenous Relations, 2016, pp. 101-108
Description

Using a Honouring the Circle event to discuss using an Indigenous culturally specific approach to provide empowerment for its participants. To view article scroll down to page 101.

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Strengthening Health Literacy among Indigenous People Living with Cardiovascular Disease, their Families and Health Care Providers: Phase 1 Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Bernice Downey
Chloe Nepinak
Nancy Cooper
Conrad Prince
Janet Smylie
Description

Study conducted in-depth semi-structured interviews with 25 client and 6 staff participants. Ten themes emerged: culture and identity, traditional health beliefs, family, health messaging from others, healthcare experience, access to quality care, patient engagement, self-care, communication with health care practitioners, personal agency and responsibility, and client management of medications.

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Urban Indigenous Strategy Survey: Results Summary

Alternate Title
Hamilton Urban Indigenous Strategy Survey: Results Summary
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
City of Hamilton
Description

Sample of 513 respondents either fully or partially filled out the survey. Both Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents were asked for comments and suggestions for activities to improve city's response to Indigenous citizens under the themes of land, people, and spirit.

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Walking Through the Door of a Friendship Centre: Towards a New Understanding of 'Service Delivery' in Urban Indigenous Communities

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC)
Description
Reports findings from interviews with people who have worked in and with centres in four Ontario communities: Timmins, North Bay, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie. Offers recommendations to support the centres' activities..
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