Smylie, Janet

Institution
University of Saskatchewan

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A Guide for Health Professionals Working with Aboriginal Peoples [Pt. 3] : Health Issues Affecting Aboriginal Peoples

Alternate Title
SOGC Policy Statement ; no. 100
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, vol. [23], no. [1], January 2001, pp. 1-15
Description
Makes recommendations for providing culturally appropriate healthcare in areas of concern such as: life expectancy, mortality (children and adult), diabetes, HIV/AIDS, obesity, etc.
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A Review of Aboriginal Infant Mortality Rates in Canada: Striking and Persistent Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Inequities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Deshayne Fell
Arne Ohlsson
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 101, no. 2, March/April 2010, pp. 143-148
Description
Attempts to understand what is known about Aboriginal infant mortality rates (IMR) in Canada, and identifies major deficiencies in the coverage and quality of infant mortality data for Aboriginal populations in Canada.
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Approaching Reconciliation: Tips from the Field

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 106, no. 5, July/August 2015, pp. 261-264
Description
Attributes ongoing health inequities experienced by Aboriginal peoples to government policies of cultural genocide. Recommends health care professionals read the report Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future, engage in self-reflection, develop critical listening and learning skills, and challenge themselves and others to find concrete ways of spending to the calls for action from Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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Concept Mapping: Application of Community-Based Methodology in Three Urban Aboriginal Populations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michelle Firestone
Janet Smylie
Sylvia Maracle
Connie Siedule
De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Access Centre
Métis Nation of Ontario
Patricia O'Campo
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 38, no. 4, 2014, pp. 85-104
Description
Research attempts to create accessible and culturally relevant Aboriginal health data in Ontario by employing concept mapping.
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Culture-Based Literacy and Aboriginal Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Lewis Williams
Nancy Cooper
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 97, no. Supplement 2, Literacy and Health in Canada, May/June 2006, pp. S21-S25
Description
Presents a summary of the Aboriginal content from the Canadian Public Health Association's Second Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health.
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Does Living On-Reserve Versus Off-Reserve Make a Difference in First Nations Birth Outcomes in Manitoba, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Maureen Heaman
Patricia Martens
Lyna Hart
Janet Smylie
Elizabeth Agnew
et al.
Open Women's Health Journal, vol. 4, What We Have Known About Community Characteristics, Birth Outcomes and Infant Mortality among Aborig, 2010, pp. 39-45
Description
Presents a study to determine if there is a difference in birth outcomes among First Nations women living on-reserve versus off-reserve in Manitoba.
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Evaluation of the Acceptability of a CD-Rom as a Health Promotion Tool for Inuit in Ottawa

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kelly E. McShane
Janet K. Smylie
Paul D. Hastings
Conrad Prince
Tungasuvvingat Inuit Family Health Team
Connie Siedule
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, 2013, p. article no. 20573
Description
Study used community approach based on Inuit preferences for sources of health knowledge and distribution methods.
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Examining Evidence for Autonomy and Relatedness in Urban Inuit Parenting

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kelly E. McShane
Paul D. Hastings
Janet K. Smylie
Conrad Prince
Tungasuvvingat Inuit Family Resource Centre
Culture & Psychology, vol. 15, no. 4, 2009, pp. [411]-431
Description
Study finds parenting in a southern urban Inuit community similar to parenting in the north, with some interesting differences.
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Guiding Health Promotion Efforts with Urban Inuit: A Community-Specific Perspective on Health Information Sources and Dissemination Strategies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kelly E. McShane
Janet K. Smylie
Paul D. Hastings
Carmel M. Martin ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 97, no. 4, July-August 2006, pp. 296-299
Description
Study found that that health information process included visual learning, community Elders, and cultural interpreters.
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In Support of Call for Improvement in Aboriginal Child Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robin Moore-Orr
Victor C. Goldbloom
Janet Smylie
Mary Simon
Betty Ann Lavallée
Arne Ohlsson
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 101, no. 5, September/October 2010, p. 426
Description
Looks at a letter to the editor regarding postneonatal mortality rates between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians and a response to the letter.
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Indigenous Birth Outcomes in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States - an Overview

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Sue Crengle
Jane Freemantle
Maile Taualii
Open Women's Health Journal, vol. 4, no. 4, What We Have Known About Community Characteristics, Birth Outcomes and Infant Mortality among Aborig, 2010, pp. 7-17
Description
Reviews Indigenous infant mortality, stillbirth, birth weight, and preterm birth outcomes in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States.
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