Treaty Right to Health

Andrew Swimmer Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Andrew Swimmer
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Don Graham
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview describes the struggles,over medicare for First Nations peoples, between Andrew Swimmer and the Federal Government.
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Arctic Indigenous Peoples Experience the Nutrition Transition with Changing Dietary Patterns and Obesity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
H. V. Kuhnlein
O. Receveur
R. Soueida
G. M. Egeland
Journal of Nutrition, vol. 134, no. 6, June 2004, pp. 1447-1453
Description
Reports survey data from three large cultural areas: the Yukon First Nations, Dene/Métis, and Inuit communities and compares current proportion of traditional food in diets to the precontact period and the amount of traditional food consumed by older vs. younger generation.
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Building On Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada

Alternate Title
Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada: [Final Report]
Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada
Final Report of the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada
Romanow Report
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Roy J. Romanow
Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada
Description
Commission provides analysis of medicare issues, recommendations to improve quality, and sustainability of the system. Often referred to as the The Romanow Report.
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Contemporary Health Care Crisis: The Current Health Care Situation: [Chapter] VI

Alternate Title
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, [Monograph No. 2, pp. 95-112]
The People Who Give More: Health and Mental Health Among the Contemporary Puyallup Indian Tribal Community
[Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health] ; Monograph 2, 1989
Articles » General
Author/Creator
George M. Guilmet
David l. Whited
Description
Looks at the criteria for universal health care and discusses eligibility.
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COVID-19, the Numbered Treaties and the Politics of Life: A Special Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Gina Starblanket
Dallas Hunt
Description
Overview of concepts of well-being and quality of life in relation to treaty negotiations, oral histories of treaty and the context in which negotiations took place, with particular reference to the "Medicine Chest" clause and provision of aid in times of "famine and distress".
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Department of National Health and Welfare, Medical Services Branch, Indian and Northern Health Services Directorate Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1964-1965

Alternate Title
IHS Annual Report
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of National Health and Welfare
Description
To see all annual reports between 1945-1992, search 'IHS Annual Report'. This reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and has not been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada. See full reproduction credits
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First Nations Action Plan for Non-Insured Health Benefits

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
Description
Results of an independent assessment which analyzed expenditure and utilization trends for the time period 2000/01 to 2003/04. Studied impact of cost drivers and examined policy, service delivery and other administrative issues by conducting informant interviews.
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First Nations Health in Saskatchewan 1905 - 2005

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lorraine Cameron
Description
Examines and reviews history of First Nations health. Written as background for 2005 Winning the Prairie Gamble exhibit at the Western Development Museum.
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First Nations, Métis and Inuit Health Care: The Crown's Fiduciary Obligations

Alternate Title
Discussion Paper Series in Aboriginal Health. Legal Issues ; no. 2
NAHO Discussion Paper Series ; no.2
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Yvonne Boyer
Description
Uses historical analysis to argue that federal government has a clear obligation to provide health care to Aboriginals but has failed to provide adequate services.
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First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Women's Health

Alternate Title
Discussion Paper Series in Aboriginal Health. Legal Issues ; no. 4
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Yvonne Boyer
Description
Discusses how the policies, laws and legislation of the federal government have led to the current health disparities.
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First Nations Prime Ground for H1N1 Pandemic

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star-Phoenix, June 19, 2009, p. A11
Description
Contends that the possible H1N1 pandemic will hit First Nations people hard due to poor housing, cramped living conditions, and lack of running water.
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First Nations Wholistic Policy and Planning Model: Discussion Paper for the World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health

Alternate Title
AFN Discussion Paper for WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jeffrey L. Reading
Andrew Kmetic
Valerie Gideon
Description
Discussion on the historic, cultural, social, economic and political forces affecting health and creating disparities that First Nations peoples experience.
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Health Care and Aboriginal Seniors in Urban Canada: Helping a Neglected Class

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bonita Beulah Beatty
Loreen Berdahl
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 2, no. 1, Health and Well-being, 2011, pp. 1-16
Description
Discusses unique health care challenges facing status and non-status seniors and recommends considerations in 4 areas; socioeconomic conditions, under use of health services, jurisdiction and elder abuse.
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Health Research, Entitlements and Health Services for First Nations and Métis Women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Margaret J. Haworth-Brockman
Kathy Bent
Joanne Havelock
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 4, no. 2, Aboriginal Womens Health, December 2009, pp. 17-23
Description
Discusses significant differences in access to health care services based on treaty and historical entitlements and the importance of taking these differences into account for health research.
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The Historical Context: Ethnohistory of the Puyallup Mental Health Care System: [Chapter] 1

Alternate Title
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, [Monograph No.2, pp. 19-32]
The People Who Give More: Health and Mental Health Among the Contemporary Puyallup Indian Tribal Community
[Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health] ; Monograph 2, 1989
Articles » General
Author/Creator
George M. Guilmet
David L. Whited
Description
Discusses the health care system of the Puyallup's including recommendations for the future.
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Indian People Refused Medical Care as a Right

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 5, no. 1, January 15, 1975, p. 5
Description
Education issues and the Churchill River Study, National Health and a Welfare policy paper were discussed at a special conference of the Prince Albert District Chiefs
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Intent of Treaties Should be Examined

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, July 4, 2006, p. B1
Description
Looks at the "spirit and intent" of Treaty and that rules of interpretation should be in the context of current reality, e.g., 1993 Treaty Land Entitlement Agreement.
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Lafond Will Serve as Fourth Treaty Commissioner

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Lagimodiere
Eagle Feather News, vol. 15, no. 6, June 2012, pp. B-11
Description
Introduction to George Lafond and his mandate, as Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan. Article located by scrolling to page B-11.
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Medicare Not Same As 'Medicine Chest' Clause

Articles » General
Author/Creator
W. B. Mutlow
StarPhoenix, Forum, February 15, 2002, p. A13
Description
Responding to the February 1st StarPhoenix article by Doug Cuthand this author argues that the "medicine chest" clause in Treaty 6 did not mean provision of free medical services.
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Northern Manitoba Treaty Party, 1949

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bruce Noton
Manitoba History, no. 39, Spring/Summer, 2000, pp. 15-21
Description
Author travelled with the party, taking x-rays in an effort to detect and control tuberculosis.
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The Path to Healing: Report of the National Round Table on Aboriginal Health and Social Issues

Alternate Title
A Model for Delivery of Health and Social Services to the Atikamekw People: Theory, Practice and Necessity
Aboriginal Health Policy for the Next Century
Aboriginal People Living in Remote and Northern Areas
Anishnawbe Health
Beyond the Caregivers: Health and Social Services Policy for the 1990s
Challenging the Way We Think about Health
Community Development, Sobriety and After-Care at Alkali Lake Band
Deficits, Foundation and Aspirations Signal Need for Restructuring
Funding Policy for Indigenous Human Services
Global Nutrition and the Holistic Environment of Indigenous Peoples
Health and Social Issues of Aboriginal People with Disabilities: An Alberta Perspective
Illness Care, Health, and the Economic Base
Integrating Science and Traditional Culture
Pathways to a Dream: Professional Education in the Health Sciences
Suicide in Canadian Aboriginal Peoples: Causes and Prevention
The Inuulitsivik Health Centre and its Maternity Project
The Kahnawake Mohawk Experience: Responsibility for Controlling Our Own Health Care Services
The Nuu-Chah-Nulth Experience: A Descriptive Review of West Coast People‟s Struggle to Rebuild Healthy
Treaty Right to Health
Violence in Aboriginal Communities
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
[Louis T. Montour
John D. O'Neil
Rosemary Proctor
Clare Clifton Brant
Emma D. LaRocque
K. A. (Kim) Scott
W.J. (Bill) Mussell
Alma Favel-King ... [et al.]]
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Physician Advocacy Essential for Canada’s First Nations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter Warren
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 179, no. 7, September 23, 2008, p. 728
Description
Commentary on the federal residential school policy and its responsibility for Aboriginal health in general.
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Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Inquiry: Medical Aid Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submission to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) in respect to the Crown deducting payments for medical aid from 1909-1934 from the Band's interest trust account. ICC recommended that the claim be accepted for negotiation and that the subject of medical aid is worthy of a comprehensive study to clarify the intentions of the various treaties. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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