Traditional Medicine

1980 Elders Conference

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
George Daniels
Max Assinewia
Ernest Benedict
Moses David
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Ted Wheatley
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where elders discuss the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine. Stress role of elders in passing on this tradition. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

1981 Elders' Conference 4/4

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
A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

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.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

1982 Elders Conference 2/5

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 discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healingpractices.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

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.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

1982 Elders Conference 4/5

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 conference discussing comparison of Indian and Christian religions and religious ceremonies, traditional songs and dances, and history of Europeans in North America from the Indian viewpoint.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

21st Century Rural Nursing: Navajo Traditional and Western Medicine

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Barbara L. O'Brien
Rosemary M. Anslow
Wanda Begay
Benvinda A. Pereira
Mary Pat Sullivan
Nursing Administration Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 5, Fall, 2002, pp. 47-57
Description
Conditions on reservations challenge health care delivery which culturally appropriate practices may help to address.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

360 Degrees

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Caroline Monnet
Description
Follows Sébastien Aubin on a path to learning traditional Aboriginal medicine from Mark Thompson, a healer. Duration: 18:01.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

50 Years With Indians and Settlers on Lake Winnipeg

Alternate Title
Fifty Years With Indians and Settlers on Lake Winnipeg
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Frederick Leach
Description
Oblate author recounts his life in Manitoba including his perspectives on traditional medicine, being a judge in Juvenile Court and attending treaty day at Little Grand Rapids in 1919.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

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.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Students Learn about Natural Health Products from Different Information Sources

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sarah O. Alkholy
Samiah N. Alqahtani
Audrey Cochrane
Maria Pontes Ferreira
Fidji Gendron
Pimatisiwin, vol. 11, no. 1, 2013, pp. 99-112
Description
Study found the Elders and healers were the primary source of information for Aboriginal students. Sample was drawn from the First Nations University of Canada and the University of Regina.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Beliefs About Organ Donation: Some Coast Salish Viewpoints

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anita E. Molzahn
Rosalie Starzomski
Michael McDonald
Chloe Oloughlin
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, vol. 36, no. 4, December 2004, pp. 110-128
Description
Looks at reasons for a shortage of organ donors from Aboriginal communities contributing to longer wait times for transplants.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Healing: Regaining Balance and Culture

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda M. Hunter
Jo Logan
Jean-Guy Goulet
Sylvia Barton
Journal of Transcultural Nursing, vol. 17, no. 1, January 2006, pp. 13-22
Description
Study examines how tradition can address health issues and explores the link between traditional methods and holism in nursing.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Health & Wellness Plan: 2008 – 2011

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Health Strategic Initiatives
Description
Discussion on the strategic plan, goals and priorities to promote health of Aboriginal people. The paper argues that there is a need to understand the diversity of the culture and the needs of each community.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Justice Uses Healing Approach

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Penni Mitchell
Herizons, vol. 12, no. 4, Winter, 1999, pp. 9-[?]
Description
Reports on the launch of an Aboriginal program that offers an offender in Canada an alternative form of justice in a culturally appropriate environment.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Midwifery: A Model For Change

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Amber D. Skye
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 6, no. 1, Traditional Medicine, January 2010, pp. 28-37
Description
Discusses the development of Aboriginal birthing centres that combine traditional medical practices with contemporary medical services and how this model could be applied to other health care services for Aboriginal communities.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Peoples, Health and Healing Approaches: The Effects of Age and Place on Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathi Wilson
Mark W. Rosenberg
Sylvia Abonyi
Social Science & Medicine, vol. 72, no. 3, February 2011, pp. 355-364
Description
Studies the difference in health status between older and younger Aboriginal people, convention versus traditional approaches as well as whether age is a determinant of health and health care use.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Provision of Health Services Before and After Colonisation and Aboriginal Participation in and Control of Health Programs

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Provision of Health Services Before and After Colonization and Aboriginal Participation in and Control of Health Programs
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Emma Collins
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 5, September/October 1995, pp. 26-31
Description
Looks at past health care services and current health worker training courses.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Aboriginal Traditions in the Treatment of Substance Abuse

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rod M. McCormick
Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, vol. 34, no. 1, Counselling First Nations People in Canada, 2000, pp. 25-32
Description
Discusses aboriginal perceptions of substance abuse and the handling and reconnection to cultural values and traditions to aid in treatment.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

An Aboriginal Worldview of Helping: Empowering Approaches

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anne Poonwassie
Anne Charter
Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, vol. 35, no. 1, Multicultural Counselling in the Millenium, 2001, pp. 63-73
Description
Looks at holistic approaches to healing and wellness developed by Aboriginal groups.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Achieving Cultural Integration in Health Services: Design of Comprehensive Hospital Model For Traditional Healing, Medicines, Foods and Supports

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Roger Walker
Helen Cromarty
Barbara Linkewich
Douglas Semple
Natalie St. Pierre-Hansen
et al.
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 6, no. 1, Traditional Medicine, January 2010, pp. 58-69
Description
Presents a cross-cultural integration model, based on the experience of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre in Ontario, which would assist with the integration of traditional and contemporary health knowledge and practices.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Achieving Cultural Safety in Aboriginal Health Services: Implementation of a Cross-cultural Safety Model in a Hospital Setting

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Roger Walker
Helen Cromarty
Len Kelly
Natalie St. Pierre-Hansen
Diversity in Health and Care, vol. 6, no. 1, 2009, pp. [11]-22
Description
Describes the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health model of cross-cultural care based on 5 key service aspects: governance, patient support, traditional healing practice, medicines, and foods.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.

Across Australia ... From Health Worker to Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rae Mick
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, December 1978, pp. 32-34
Description
Describes the, 'bush' foods and medicinal choices available to Aboriginal people before widespread European influence appeared in the Australian outback.
Login or Register to create bookmarks.