Norway House Cree Nation

Alternate Names
Norway House Cree Nation
Latitude
53.98994975
Longitude
-97.77289371
Province
Manitoba
Region
Manitoba
Type
First Nation Location
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Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ian Mosby
Histoire Sociale / Social History, vol. 46, no. 91, May 2013, pp. 145-172
Description
Focuses on two separate long-term studies done without the consent of participants, who were viewed as "experimental materials". Partial motivations were to further researchers' careers and correct "Indian problems" of disease and dependency on the state.
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Breast Feeding Practices as Cultural Interventions for Early Childhood Caries in Cree Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jaime Cidro
Lynelle Zahayko
Herenia P. Lawrence
Samantha Folster
Margaret McGregor
Kristen McKay
BMC Oral Health, vol. 15, 2015, p. article no. 49
Description
Interview and focus group participants in study were primarily grandmothers and mostly great grandmothers who were asked questions about traditional and contemporary practices, and reasons for the increase in dental problems.
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Jordan River Anderson: The Messenger

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
National Film Board of Canada
Alanis Obomsawin
Alison Burns
Description
Documentary about the ongoing battle faced by the families of First Nations and Inuit children to ensure that they receive the same level of services as non-Indigenous children. Until 2017 these services were not available due jurisdictional disputes between provincial and federal governments despite a stated commitment to Jordan's Principle and the decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. Duration: 1:05:35.
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Manitoba First Nations Regional Health Survey Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Aboriginal Health Research
Description
Provides information on background of the national survey, recommendations of feasibility study, development Manitoba survey and questionnaire, and presents results of key variables in graphic form.
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Medical Survey of Nutrition among the Northern Manitoba Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
P.E. Moore
H.D. Kruse
F.F. Tisdall
R.S.C. Corrigan
Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 54, no. 3, March 1946, pp. 223-233
Description
Study conducted by assessing records of purchases of staple food from the Hudson's Bay Company and physical examination of 400 individuals for diseases, concluded that malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies existed. Authors concluded characteristics of the "Indian race" such as"shiftlessness, indolence, improvidence and inertia" might be attributable to lack of suitable food.
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MEW Outcomes Report

Alternate Title
Making Education Work (MEW): Outcomes Report 2013
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Proactive Information Services Inc.
Description
Overview of project to determine if additional services to high school students could assist grades 10 to 12 stay in school and meet graduation requirements. Involved 277 Aboriginal students at six sites across Manitoba. Map of Community Involvement.
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Summary of the Clinical Review of the Cases of Infant Misidentification at Norway House Hospital

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
David Creery
Maura Davies
Description
Investigated how two pairs of babies born at the hospital came to be misidentified and were therefore raised by their non-biological parents. Concluded that the identification process was flawed, identification band procedure was not applied consistently and bands were not placed on the babies in the room where they were delivered.
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