Infectious Diseases

1982 Elders Conference (1/5)

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
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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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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 Is Improving

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ian Anderson
David Thomas
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 5, September/October 2006, p. 5
Description
Cites research that was published in, Medical Journal of Australia showing improved infectious disease death rates.
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Aboriginal health Workers' Response to an Outbreak of Measles

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Eleanor Brooks
Irene Ogilivie
Selina Helwind
Patricia Gamananga
Rodderick Burnett
Jeannie Gadambua
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, September 1989, pp. 10-11,45
Description
Presents the actions taken by health workers to prevent the spread of measles through immunization of six to nine-month old children.
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Aboriginal People and Imperialism in the Western Hemisphere

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rozanne Dunbar Ortiz
Monthly Review, vol. 44, no. 4, September 1992, pp. 1-[?]
Description
Describes how the effects of colonization reduced indigenous populations by as much as ninety per cent in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Across Australia....From Health Worker to Health Worker From Alice Springs Health Worker Conference, 1980: The Aboriginal Medical Service

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Barbara Shaw
Mary Ross
Peter Panquee
Amy Lauder
Sebina Brown ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1, pp. 44-57
Description
Various health care workers describe their jobs, responsibilities and health care practices within the Aboriginal Medical Service in Australia.
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Acute and Chronic Otitis Media

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter S. Morris
Pediatric Clinics of North America, vol. 56, no. 6, Health Issues in Indigenous Children: An Evidence Based Approach for the General Pediatrician, December 2009, pp. 1383-1399
Description
Looks at upper respiratory tract infection and treatment options in children.
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Acute and Persistent Diarrhea

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Keith Grimwood
David A. Forbes
Pediatric Clinics of North America, vol. 56, no. 6, Health Issues in Indigenous Children: An Evidence Based Approach For the General Pediatrician, December 2009, pp. 1343-1361
Description
Looks this common disease infecting aboriginal children living on reservations and remote locations where adequate sanitation is lacking.
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Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in Indigenous Populations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Andrew C. Steer
Jonathan R. Carapetis
Pediatric Clinics of North America, vol. 56, no. 6, Health Issues in Indigenous Children: An Evidence Based Approach for the General Pediatrician, December 2009, pp. 1401-1419
Description
Research shows link between these diseases and socioeconomic disadvantages and lack of cost-effective approaches to prevention.
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Adam Solway Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He comments on the issues he had to deal with as well as providing comments on contemporary lifestyles and leadership.
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Adherence and Barriers to H. Pylori Treatment in Arctic Canada

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Megan Lefebvre
Hsiu-Ju Change
Amy Morse
Sander Veldhuyzen van Zanten
Karen Jean Goodman
CANHelp Working Group
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, no. Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 22791
Description
Results indicate that treatment practices vary within the Canadian Arctic region, additional research is recommended.
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Aime Joseph Dumont Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Aime Joseph Dumont
Victoria Racette
Indian History Film Project
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Alaska Native Epidemiology Center

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Epidemiology Center
Description
Website links to health data, programs, projects, resources, and publications.
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Antoine Lonesinger 10 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
The interview includes the story of a Cree boy who becomes a Blackfoot Chief.
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Arkansas AETC Takes Aim at Native American Health Disparities

Alternate Title
Arkansas AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Takes Aim at Native American Health Disparities
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Derrick Newby
HIV Clinician, vol. 23, no. 3, Summer, 2011, pp. 8-10
Description
Identifies steps needed to prevent the spread of HIV in Native American communities. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p. 8.
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Assessing HIV & Other STI Risk in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities: Participants' Manual

Alternate Title
Tribal Bear Project
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Fransing Daisy
Lee F. Brown
Description
Presents health care providers with culturally relevant training tools to improve communication with patients regarding the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV and other STIs, and supports efforts to minimize STI impact, including HIV, on Native communities.
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Assessing HIV & Other STI Risk in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities: Trainer's Manual

Alternate Title
Tribal Bear Project
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Fransing Daisy
Lee F. Brown
Description
Presents health care providers with culturally relevant training tools to improve communication with patients regarding the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV and other STIs, and supports efforts to minimize STI impact, including HIV, on Native communities.
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Birthweight-Specific Infant Mortality for Native Americans Compared with Whites, Six States, 1980

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mark J. Vanlandingham
James W. Buehler
Carol J. R. Hogue
Lilo T. Strauss
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 78, no. 5, May 1988, pp. 499-503
Description
Study uses data from the National Infant Mortality Surveillance (NIMS) project to compare birthweights and mortality risks among Native American and White infants.
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Blood Came from Their Mouths: Tongva and Chumash Responses to the Pandemic of 1801

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Edward D. Castillo
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, Special Issue on Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans, 1999, pp. 47-61
Description
Examination of the religious and cultural responses, of two California Native American groups, to new diseases, which were of Spanish origin, and to colonization.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Robert Keith Collins
Cynthia R. Kasee
Bruce Bernstein
Jim J. Buss
Paul V. Kroskrity
Gregory R. Campbell
Audra Simpson
Mary Jo Tippeconnic Fox
John N. Law
Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark
Sam Herley
Benjamin L. Perez
Marlette Grant-Jackson
et al
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 33, no. 2, 2009, pp. 113-163
Description
Book reviews of 22 books: African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizen by Celia E. Naylor. American Indian Education: Counternarratives in Racism, Struggle and the Law by Matthew L. M. Fletcher. Born of Fire: The Life and Pottery of Margaret Tafoya by Charles S. King. Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660 by Cynthia J.
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Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Patricia Jasen
Native Studies Review, vol. 11, no. 2, 1996, pp. 167-168
Description
Review of Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical. Cultural. and Epidemiological Perspectives by James B. Waldram, D. Ann Herring, T. Kue Young
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Causes and Risk Factors for Infant Mortality in Nunavut, Canada 1999-2011

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sorcha A. Collins
Padma Surmala
Geraldine Osborne
Cheryl Greenberg
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory ... [et al.]
BMC Pediatrics, vol. 12, no. 190, December 12, 2012, pp. 1-8
Description
Review of all infant deaths from the Nunvavut Bureau of Statistics. Shows unexpected infant deaths have the highest cause for infant mortality.
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Challenges in Conducting Community-Driven Research Created by Differing Ways of Talking and Thinking about Science: A Researcher's Perspective

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amy Colquhoun
Janis Geary
Karen J. Goodman
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21231
Description
Reports on the advantages of conducting collaborative public health research in Canada's circumpolar regions.
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