Cultural Sensitivity

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200 Years of Unfinished Business

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pat Swan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 29-40
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children and the continuing effects on mental health and lack of culturally appropriate programs.
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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
E-Books » 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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9th National Rural Health Conference

Articles » General
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, March/April 2007, pp. 19-20
Description
Biennial conference attracted 1,200 delegates. Only two issues have been on the agenda for the 17 years of these gatherings. One is indigenous life expectancy, the other indigenous health inequality. NOTE: pdf displays incorrect information (vol. 30 no.6 November/December 2006)
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Aboriginal Alcohol Addiction in Ontario Canada: A Look at the History and Current Healing Methods That Are Working In Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Christine Smillie-Adjarkwa
Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 20, no. 3, Fall, 2009
Description
Outlines the history of alcoholism in Aboriginal communities, and looks at combining western medicine and traditional healing methods to help Aboriginal people rebuild and sustain a healthy lifestyle.
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The Aboriginal Alcohol Problem in Townsville

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Eva Kennedy
John Whop
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, March 1977, pp. 57-64
Description
Describes the creation of a training program for behavioural health technicians at the Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Centre in Queensland, Australia.
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Aboriginal and Rural Under-representation in Canada's Medical Schools

Alternate Title
Lessons in Learning
E-Books » 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 and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care

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Author/Creator
Marj Tripp
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 21, no. 5, September/October 1997, pp. 11-14
Description
Reports on discussions that took place at the Home and Community Care (HACC) Conference in Brisbane, Australia regarding premature Indigenous ageing.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers Kit

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 2, March/April 1999, p. 9
Description
Describes a practical guide developed by the Australian Federal Government to assist health care workers to enable people to stay in familiar surroundings receiving care.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Respect Program

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Author/Creator
Loretta Hardcastle
Vicki Bradford
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, March/April 2007, pp. 21-23
Description
Discusses program which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NOTE: pdf displays incorrect information (vol. 30 no.6 November/December 2006)
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Protocols Document

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
SAHMRI Indigenous Collective
Description
Developed to address communication processes, relationships and activities which support the ‘right way’ of carrying out research and business with Indigenous peoples of Australia.
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Aboriginal and Western Conceptions of Mental Health and Illness

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Adele Vukic
David Gregory
Ruth Martin-Misener
Josephine Etowa
Pimatisiwin, vol. 9, no. 1, Summer, 2011, pp. 65-86
Description
Looks at the benefit of treating mental health in Aboriginal youth with both mainstream health services and Aboriginal understandings.
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Aboriginal Child in Hospital

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Viv Fuller
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, September 1980, pp. 25-31
Description
Advocates for better education of the medical profession to understand cultural differences between themselves and their patients.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare and Health Outcomes in Manitoba

Alternate Title
The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Brad McKenzie
Corbin Shangreaux
Description
Chapter from The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba edited by Lynne Fernandez, Shauna MacKinnon, and Jim Silver. Material presented as exhibit 130 from the Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry.
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Aboriginal Children and Physical Pain: What Do We Know?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Margo Latimer
Shelley Young
Carmen Dell
G. Allen Finley
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 9, no. 1, November 2012, pp. 7-14
Description
Contends that Aboriginal children and youth experience pain at higher rates than do non-Aboriginal children and discusses some of the historical and cultural perspectives that may be helpful to understand this issue. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 7.
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Aboriginal Children in Hospital 20 Years On

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Author/Creator
Rita Williams
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 6, November/December 1996, pp. 5-7
Description
Promotes need for outreach Paediatric service to reduce hospitalization, improvements to housing and food, and cross-cultural awareness training for hospital staff.
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Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative: First Nation Community Health Video

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative
John R. Sylliboy
Margot Latimer
Sharon Rudderham
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 13, no. 2, Special Audiovisual Edition, 2019, p. [12]
Description
Links to short video which discusses the ACHH's research on helping healthcare professionals to understand pain and hurt from a Mi'kmaw perspective. Research done in collaboration with Artist Alan Syliboy, illustrates how participants think about and express pain. ACHH Initiative Duration 5:03
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Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training: Participant's Manual

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Workforce Strategy
IERHA Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Workshop
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Human Resources
Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority
[Robert Maytwayashing]
Description
Uses the four directions concept to inform staff about history, contemporary issues, and stereotypes in order to develop a culturally competent work environment.
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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 Curriculum Framework Developed

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ann Silversides
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 178, no. 13, June 17, 2008, p. 1650
Description
Brief description of a new program designed to educate medical students and faculty.
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Aboriginal Diabetes Program

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Author/Creator
Elsie Heiss
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 24, no. 5, September/October 2000, pp. 30-31
Description
Describes program goals to improve health of those Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have, or are at risk of diabetes.
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Aboriginal Dietitians in High Demand

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Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 19, no. 9, January 2002, p. B6
Description
Focuses on the Yukon-based First Nations dietetic internship program and other initiatives to recruit and support Aboriginal people who may choose a career in nutrition.
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Aboriginal Experiences of Aging and Dementia in a Context of Sociocultural Change: Qualitative Analysis of Key Informant Group Interviews with Aboriginal Seniors

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shawnda Lanting
Margaret Crossley
Debra Morgan
Allison Cammer
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, vol. 26, 2011, pp. 103-117
Description
Based on interviews with an Indigenous grandmothers group to discuss how Indigenous healthcare experiences are reflected in Indigenous culture perceptions of aging and dementia.
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Aboriginal Eyecare: A Review of Services in NSW

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gerd Schlenther
Nina Tahhan
Serina Stretton
Brian Layland
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 4, July/August 2006, pp. 7-8
Description
Reports that one of the main causes of cases of uncorrected vision is the lack of physical access to eyecare services.
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Aboriginal Family Services Agencies in High Poverty Urban Neighborhoods: Challenges Experienced by Local Staff

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jason Brown
Cheryl Fraehlich
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 6, no. 1, 2011, pp. 10-27
Description
Looks at twelve concepts that emerged from a study of staff working with Aboriginal organizations in poverty stricken neighborhoods, as well as the need for support from funders and administrators.
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The Aboriginal Healing Lodge: A First Step

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lee Anne Schienbein
Saskatchewan Law Review, vol. 56, no. 2, 1992, pp. 427-440
Description
Looks at the failure of the Federal Prison for Women to accommodate Indigenous inmates and suggests the healing lodges as an alternative.
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Aboriginal Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harriet L. MacMillan
Angus B. MacMillan
David R. Offord
Jennifer L. Dingle
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 155, no. 11, December 1, 1996, pp. 1569-1578
Description
Report findings indicate that aboriginal populations have an increased risk of death from alcoholism, homicide, suicide and pneumonia.
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Aboriginal Health 2000 Conference

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 24, no. 5, September/October 2000, pp. 5-10
Description
The conference, held in Perth, Australia adopted the theme, "Cultural Partnerships - Unified in Health" heard from a variety of speakers who expanded on the theme.
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Aboriginal Health: Aboriginal Health Be Well

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Vancouver Coastal Health
Description
Website contains links to different services and care, public health programs, and patient navigator program to aid with access.
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Aboriginal Health Advisory Committees

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gabby Willaway
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, March 1985, pp. 6-8
Description
Examines the role of the advisory committees in Western Australia and how they are increasing Aboriginal community involvement.
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