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1981 Elders' Conference 3/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss the loss of traditional religion and values; the relationship between traditional religions and Christianreligions; some stories of the creation and the flood.
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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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1982 Elders Conference 3/5

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
Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people.Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
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1982 Elders Conference 5/5

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
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angust Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion of Cree funeral songs. Includes a story of a woman's vision of the afterlife.
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1983 Elders' Conference 1/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
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1983 Elders' Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Robert
Indian History Film Project
Description
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
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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 and Torres Strait Islander Suicide in Context

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Helen Milroy
Archives of Suicide Research, vol. 10, no. 2, April-June 2006, pp. 141-157
Description
Looks at the sharp increase in young adult male suicides from the 1980s to substantially higher levels.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Forum Workplan

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sandra Angus
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, May/June 2005, pp. 11-14
Description
Describes the process undertaken to combat the high mortality rates from cervical cancer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women compared with non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
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Aboriginal Children in Hospital 20 Years On

Articles » General
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 Deaths in Custody: A Continuing Systematic Abuse

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chris Cunneen
Social Justice, vol. 33, no. 4 (106), Deaths in Custody and Detention, 2006, pp. 37-51
Description
Looks at Aboriginal over-representation in all aspects of the criminal justice system in Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Uses the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to focus on deaths in police custody and prison in Australia.
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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 Committees and Community Development (on the North Coast of NSW)

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mavis Golds
Eric van Beuden
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 6, November/December 1991, pp. 9-11
Description
Overview of community development program in which communities identified their own action program. Common priorities for discussion were housing, sewage, water, alcohol, first aid, and unemployment.
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Aboriginal Health Conference

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 22, no. 5, September/October 1998, pp. 7-8
Description
Reports on conference which was organized by a private commercial organization held in Sydney, Australia.
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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 Injury Prevention Model: Alberta

Alternate Title
Alberta Urban/Rural Aboriginal Model for Action on Injury
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Urban Aboriginal and Rural Métis Settlement Injury Prevention Project Working Group
Description
Looks at background work, framework for action, and important characteristics using a holistic perspective. Concludes with recommendations.
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Aboriginal Maori and Inuit Youth Suicide: Avenues to Alleviation?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colin Tatz
Australian Aboriginal Studies, no. 2, 2004, pp. 15-25
Description
Contends that there is a need for development of a different model for suicide alleviation for the Aborigines, Maori and Inuit in Australia, New Zealand and Nunavut.
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Aboriginal Statistics

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dan Black
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, March/April 1991, p. 9
Description
Looks at the function of the Aboriginal Statistics Unit.
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Aboriginal Status is a Prognostic Factor for Mortality Among Antiretroviral naïve HIV-Positive Individuals First Initiating HAART

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Viviane D. Lima
Patricia Kretz
Anita Palepu
Simon Bonner
Thomas Kerr
et al.
Aids Research and Therapy, vol. 3, no. 14, 2006, pp. 1-9
Description
Reports that HIV-infected Aboriginal persons and non-Aboriginal persons reacted similarly to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), but Aboriginal persons have a shorter survival rate.
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Aboriginal Suicide: A Call for Vigilance

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 15-20
Description
Covers characteristics that health workers need to recognize in Aboriginal people at risk of suicidal behavior.
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Aboriginal Women's Access and Acceptance of Reproductive Health Care

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn Morgan
Joey Lynn Wabie
Pimatisiwin, vol. 10, no. 3, Winter, 2012, pp. 313-325
Description
Promotes the need for culturally sensitive cervical cancer screening programs for Aboriginal women, based on programs available in Canada and the United States.
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Aboriginal Women's Health: An Overview

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dulcie Flower
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, June 1987, pp. 3-11
Description
Looks at childbirth, breastfeeding, nutrition, education and provides recommendations.
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Abusive Head Trauma among Children in Alaska: A Population-Based Assessment

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jared Parrish
Cathy Baldwin-Johnson
Margaret Volz
Yvonne Goldsmith
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21216
Description
Findings indicate that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a frequently underreported cause of infant mortality.
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Action on Inequities

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jackie Huggins
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 25, no. 2, March/April 2001, pp. 3-6
Description
Chronicles the dismal health statistics of the Indigenous population, stating that Canada and the United States are ahead of Australia when it comes to the substantive work of reconciliation.
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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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Ada Clegg Interview #2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ada Clegg
David Stevenson
Indian History Film Project
Description
Discusses attitudes toward the dead and traditional medicine.
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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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Adam Solway Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
This is a continuation of an interview with Adam Solway on January 29, 1983 on the Blackfoot Reserve.
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Addressing Cancer Disparities Among American Indians Through Innovative Technologies and Patient Navigation: The Walking Forward Experience

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniel G. Petereit
B. Ashleigh Guadagnolo
Rosemary Wong
Norman Coleman
Frontiers in Oncology, June 22, 2011, p. [?]
Description
Looks at a pilot program which is custom tailored to patients' needs giving them access to clinical trails and education programs about early screening.
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Addressing Disparities in the Health of American Indian and Alaska Native People: The Importance of Improved Public Health Data

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ursula E. Bauer
Marcus Plescia
American Journal of Public Health , vol. 104, no. S3, Supplement 3, June 2014, pp. S255-S247
Description
Uses links to Indian Health Services (IHS) patient records to lessen misclassification of race and identify eligibility for services from federally recognized tribes.
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Addressing the Persistence of Tuberculosis Among the Canadian Inuit Population: The Need For a Social Determinants of Health Framework

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kassandra C. Kulmann
Chantelle AM Richmond
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 2, no. 1, Health and Well-being, 2011, pp. 1-16
Description
Describes the medical and socio-economic influences contributing to the high rate of tuberculosis. Includes recommendations for future research and policy changes.
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Adverse Birth Outcomes and Infant Mortality According to Registered First Nations Status and First Nations Community Residence across Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gabriel D. Shapiro
Amanda J. Sheppard
Tracey Bushnik
Michael S. Kramer
Angela Mashford-Pringle ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 109, no. 5-6, December 2018, pp. 692-699
Description
Used data from the 2006 Canadian Birth-Census Cohort for 13,506 pregnant First Nations women; found disparities in birth outcomes for those women living on compared to off reserve, and between those with status compared to those without.
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Adverse Outcomes Among Aboriginal Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Manish M. Sood
Paul Komenda
Amy R. Sood
Martina Reslerova
Mauro Verrelli
Chris Sathianathan
Loretta Eng
Amanda Eng
Claudio Rigatto
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 182, no. 13, September 21, 2010, p. 1433–1439
Description
Examines the data collected on the differences in rates of mortality, technique failure, and peritonitis between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients receiving peritoneal dialysis; and looks at whether the differences may be accounted for by urban versus rural residence.
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Ageing Well from an Urban Indigenous Australian Perspective

Alternate Title
Aging Well from an Urban Indigenous Australian Perspective
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elizabeth Waugh
Lynette Mackenzie
Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol. 58, no. 1, Indigenous Health, Well-Being, Social and Economic Inclusions-Closing the Gaps, February 2011, pp. 25-33
Description
"The aim of the study was to explore perspectives of older Indigenous Australians about their health and wellbeing".
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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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Alaska Native Mortality, 1979-1998

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gretchen Ehrsam Day
Anne P. Lanier
Public Health Reports, vol. 118, no. 6, November-December 2003, pp. 518-530
Description
Compares mortality patterns between Alaskan Native and Non-Native population between 1989 to 1998 and trends for period between 1979-1998. Uses data from the Indian Health Service and 1990 Census.
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Alberta Opioid Response Surveillance Report: First Nations People in Alberta

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Analytics and Performance Reporting
Alberta Health
Description
Statistics for: apparent accidental poisoning deaths (fentanyl & non-fentanyl opioids); demographics and recent medical history of decedents; confirmed drug and alcohol poisoning deaths; dispensing data; opioid agonist therapy (OAT); emergency department visits; hospitalizations; and emergency medical response. Includes data for 2016, 2017, and 2018.
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