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The 1994 National Women and Drugs Conference

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Donnaleen Campbell
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, January/February 1995, pp. 10-11
Description
Overview of topics covered at Challenge, Consensus and Change conference held in Sydney in 1994.
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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Violence Against Women

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Borrows
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 50, no. 3, Rights Constitutionalism and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Spring, 2013, pp. 699-736
Description
Argues violence against women should be the responsibility of all levels of government, especially under section 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982.
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Aboriginal Healing & Wellness Strategy Research Project: Repatriation of Aboriginal Families: Issues, Models and a Workplan. Final Report

Alternate Title
Research Project: Repatriation of Aboriginal Families
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
Stevenato and Associates
Janet Budgell
Description
Sections in the final report include: Introduction, Defining Repatriation, Background and History Aboriginal Adoptions, Statistical and Demographic Data, Existing Repatriation Programs, Services and Models, Identification of Key Issues and Barriers, Recommendations for a Repatriation Model, Cost Estimates, Implementation Strategy, and Evaluation Plan.
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Aboriginal Mental Health Awareness: An Overview - Part Six Signs and Times

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 17, no. 5, September/October 1993, pp. 13-19
Description
Looks at important symptoms for common mental health problems at different ages. The first groups deals with behaviours or problems with normal behaviour and the second group deals with behaviours that are abnormal.
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Aboriginal People: Victims of Colonisation

Alternate Title
Aboriginal People: Victims of Colonization
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Major Sumner
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 2, March/April 1995, pp. 8-11
Description
Events leading up to a breakdown in society and culture caused by alcohol consumption.
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Aboriginal Sexual Offending in Canada: A Review of the Evidence

Alternate Title
Setting the Agenda for Change ; vol. 2
Aboriginal Policy Research ; vol. 2
Aboriginal Policy Research Conference ; 1st, 2002
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
John H. Hylton
vol. 2
Description

Looks at prevalence, gaps in information, and future research.

Chapter fourteen from Setting the Agenda for Change, vol. 2, which is also vol. 2 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series.

Originally presented at the Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2002.

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Aboriginal Sexual Violence Action Plan

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC)
Description
Identifies seven strategic directions (research, legislation, policy, program, education, community development, leadership) and makes recommendations to address issues raised.
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Aboriginal Victimisation and Offending: The Picture From Police Records

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Victimization and Offending: The Picture From Police Records
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jacqueline Fitzgerald
Don Weatherburn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, July/August 2002, pp. 26-28
Description
Investigates the over-representation of Aboriginal people as victims of crime in Australia. The majority of the violent offending against Aboriginal women and children is committed by Aboriginal men.
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Aboriginal Violence Against Women

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Neena Bhandari
Contemporary Review, vol. 283, no. 1655, December 2003, pp. 353-355
Description
Statistics show that Aboriginal women in Australia are forty-five times more likely to be victims of domestic violence that other Australians.
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Aboriginal Women

Alternate Title
Femmes Autochtones
Articles » General
Canadian Journal of Women & the Law, vol. 11, no. 1/2, 1999, pp. 1-25
Description
Briefly comments on and presents a list of books and articles on feminism and Aboriginal women.
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Aboriginal Women Face Abuse at Home, Too

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, October 8, 2004, p. A15
Description
Amnesty International's report Stolen Sisters highlights the high rates of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada.
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Aboriginal Women & Policy Development: Aboriginal Women's Conference Report

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Women's Conference Report
Provincial Aboriginal Women's Conference ; 4th, 2009
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Judy White
Luanne Leamon
Tammy Drew
Stella Saunders
Melita Paul ... [et al.]
Description
Historical overview of Aboriginal women and how gender based analysis could be applied to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
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Aboriginal Youth Experiences with Cyberbullying: A Qualitative Analysis of Aboriginal e-mentoring BC

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Johanna Sam
Katherine Wisener
Nahannee Schuitemaker
Sandra A. Jarvis-Selinger
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 13, no. 1, A Barrier-free Health System for Indigenous Communities, August 27, 2018, pp. 5-19
Description
Reports results of survey of 189 mentees ( aged 11-17) and 199 mentors who had participated in the program. Four themes emerged: perceptions and use of technology; awareness of online safety and netiquette; cyberbullying prevalence; and prevention and coping skills.
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Aboriginality and the Violence of Colonialism

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Irene Watson
Borderlands E - Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, 2009, pp. 1-8
Description
Explores the dichotomy between cultural relativism and universalism and examines how these tensions are used to legitimize assimilation by the Australian colonial state.
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Abuse Affects the Next Generation

Alternate Title
World at Six ; April 2, 1993
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Colleen Rooney
Garnet Ajunicab
Cueney Navagone
Description
Radio clip on how the trauma from residential schools was passed from one generation to the next. Includes synopsis and "Did You Know?" section. Duration: 4:45.
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Adapting a Model of Response to Child Abuse to the Conditions in the Circumpolar North

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lene Mosegaard Søbjerg
Alice Fredsgaard Thams
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 75, Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in the Circumpolar North, 2016, p. article no. 32713
Description
Reports on changes to a child abuse centre in Greenland which has abandoned the one-door model in favor of becoming a knowledge centre with a travelling team of specialists.
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Addressing Sexual Abuse, Assault, and Trafficking as Co-Morbidities in Missing or Murdered Indigenous Populations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jennifer Pierce-Weeks
Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice, vol. 69, no. 1, Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons: Law Enforcement and Prevention, January 2021, pp. 129-136
Description
An investigation into sexual abuse of Indigenous females and the need for culturally appropriate responses to victim's often complex medical needs. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to page 129.
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Addressing the Legacy of Residential Schools

Alternate Title
Background Paper (Parliamentary Information and Research Service) ; no. 2011-76-E
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Shauna Troniak
Description
Chronicles the history and impact on the estimated 150,000 First Nation, Inuit and Métis children that attended schools in Canada.
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Alternative (Hi)stories in Stolen Generation and Residential School Narratives: Reading Indigenous Life Writings by Doris Pilkington and Shirley Sterling

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Martina Horáková
BRNO Studies in English, no. 33, 2007, pp. 143-156
Description
Examines two life writing narratives by Indigenous women writers from Australia and Canada to demonstrate the ways in which they present alternative (hi)stories of removed Indigenous children.
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American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health Briefing Book

Alternate Title
American Indian / Alaska Native Behavioural Health Briefing Book
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Health Service National Tribal Advisory Committee on Behavioral Health (NTAC)
Behavioral Health Work Group (BHWG)
Description
Provides context for the American Indian/Alaska Native National Strategic Plans on Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention.
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American Indian and Alaska Native Knowledge and Public Health for the Primary Prevention of Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Delight E. Satter
Laura M. Mercer Kollar
Debra O'Gara 'Djik Sook'
United States Attorney's Bulletin, vol. 69, no. 2, Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons: Legal, Prosecution, Advocacy and Healthcare, March 2021, pp. 149-188
Description
An overview of Indigenous public health research, knowledge and cultural practices to combat violence in American tribal communities. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to page 149.
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American Indians and Bullying in Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Evelyn M. Campbell
Susan E. Smalling
Journal of Indigenous Social Development, vol. 2, no. 1, September 2013, pp. 1-15
Description
Presents findings of a study on Indigenous youth's experiences of physical and psychological abuse.
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American Indians and Crime

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lawrence A. Greenfeld
Steven K. Smith
Description
A comprehensive statistical analysis of the effect and repercussions of violent crime among Native Americans as both victims and offenders.
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