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A 2-Year Community-Randomized Controlled Trial of Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Early Childhood Caries in Aboriginal Children

Alternate Title
Two-year Community-Randomized Controlled ...
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Herenia P. Lawrence
Darlene Binguis
Jan Douglas
Lynda McKeown
Bonita Switzer
et al.
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 36, no. 6, 2008, pp. 503-516
Description
Study conducted in 20 communities in the Sioux Lookout Zone (Ontario) found treatment administered at least twice per year helped prevent early childhood caries and reduced oral health inequities between young Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children.
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2007-2017 Research Summary: 10 Years of Community-based Research

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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
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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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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9-Year-Old Bonita Serious Injury: An Investigative Review

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Del Graff
Description
Case of child who was admitted to hospital with septic shock due to untreated dental abscesses which required emergency surgery. She was also suffering from malnutrition. Subsequently she and her two older siblings were apprehended.
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Aboriginal Approaches to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects: A Special Report by the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (O.F.I.F.C.)
Description
Report explores, through personal stories, how Aboriginal culture and practice help community members living with FASD. Presents Information on parenting, FASD in schools, community based programming, prevention work and justice for alcohol affected offenders.
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Aboriginal Child Care in Hospital - Cairns

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ann Gray
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 18-22
Description
Describes role as a combination of health assistant, educator, and liaison person in community in Queensland, Australia.
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Aboriginal Child in Hospital

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Viv Fuller
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, September 1980, pp. 25-31
Description
Advocates for better education of the medical profession to understand cultural differences between themselves and their patients.
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The Aboriginal Child in the Present World

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lorna Wenitong
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 6, no. 3, September 1982, pp. 10-14
Description
Article compares urban and rural (humpy) children in Australia.
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Aboriginal Child Poverty: Our Children are Our Future

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Christine Choo
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 14, no. 3, September 1990, pp. 39-45
Description
Summary of report sponsored by the Secretariat of the National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) and the Brotherhood of St. Laurence.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Richard Chisholm
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, June 1982, pp. 54-57
Description
Commentary on the state of child welfare laws in Australia relating to Aboriginal youth and suggestions on how to improve them.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare and Health Outcomes in Manitoba

Alternate Title
The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba
E-Books
Author/Creator
Brad McKenzie
Corbin Shangreaux
Description
Chapter from The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba edited by Lynne Fernandez, Shauna MacKinnon, and Jim Silver. Material presented as exhibit 130 from the Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare in British Columbia and Unequal Power Relations: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Travis Holyk
Henry G. Harder
Canadian Review of Social Policy, vol. 74, Spring, 2016, pp. 82-108
Description
Analysis of When Talk Trumped Service: A Decade of Lost Opportunity for Aboriginal Children by the British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth. Argues that while some recommendations are relevant, on the whole the document undermines First Nations' right to self-determination and control over programs and services for their communities.
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Aboriginal Children and Child Welfare Policies

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stephanie Laskoski
LawNow, vol. 38, no. 6, Bench Marks: Cases That Change the Legal Landscape; Special Report - Aboriginal Law, July/Aug. 2014, p. [?]
Description
Agues that the child welfare system in Canada has become a contemporary Residential School system.
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Aboriginal Children and Physical Pain: What Do We Know?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Margo Latimer
Shelley Young
Carmen Dell
G. Allen Finley
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 9, no. 1, November 2012, pp. 7-14
Description
Contends that Aboriginal children and youth experience pain at higher rates than do non-Aboriginal children and discusses some of the historical and cultural perspectives that may be helpful to understand this issue. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 7.
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Aboriginal Children and Youth in Canada: Canada Must Do Better

Alternate Title
Position Paper: Aboriginal Children and Youth in Canada: Canada Must Do Better
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Council of Provincial Child and Youth Advocates
Description
Report highlights significant key indicators and gaps affecting Aboriginal children and makes recommendations to improve their living conditions and well-being.
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Aboriginal Children Living Off-Reserve: Ages 0-6 Years

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Native Women's Association of Canada
Subcommittee on Children and Youth at Risk
Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Description
Focuses on the challenges and needs of off-reserve Aboriginal children by addressing implications of mobility and jurisdiction.
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Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative: First Nation Community Health Video

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative
John R. Sylliboy
Margot Latimer
Sharon Rudderham
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 13, no. 2, Special Audiovisual Edition, 2019, p. [12]
Description
Links to short video which discusses the ACHH's research on helping healthcare professionals to understand pain and hurt from a Mi'kmaw perspective. Research done in collaboration with Artist Alan Syliboy, illustrates how participants think about and express pain. ACHH Initiative Duration 5:03
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Aboriginal Children's Sport Participation in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leanne C. Findlay
Dafna E. Kohen
Pimatisiwin, vol. 5, no. 1, Special Issue, July 2007, pp. 186-206
Description
Findings from the Children's Component of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey 2001.
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Aboriginal Community Health Workers: Our Screening Program

Articles » General
Author/Creator
K. Abbott
T. Beck
T. Cutter
H. Nelson
M. Armstrong
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, September 1979, pp. 24-28
Description
Explains a local health record system that enables semi-literate health workers to independently assess children and keep accurate health records of patients.
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Aboriginal Cultural Connections: A Child Protection Resource Guide

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Child Protection Services
Department of Community Services and Senior
Prince Edward Island's First Nations
Description
Resource guide includes information on: Aboriginal Communities and Services, Spirituality, Aboriginal Culture, Cultural Beliefs and Practices, Mi'kmaq Language, Mi'kmaq History and Band Governance and Identity.
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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 Health and Thoughts About Milk

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Mitchell
Ferry Grunseit
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 4, December 1979, pp. 53-59
Description
Emphasizes the benefits of breast feeding of infants and proper hygiene which has worsened under European influences.
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Aboriginal Health Programme in Ipswich

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Betty Shields
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 9-11
Description
Reports on the health program offered at the mobile kindergartens in this community south west of Brisbane, Australia.
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Aboriginal Home School Liaison Officers In Tasmania

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Claire Anderson
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 58-59
Description
Program provides vital communication link between home and school for Aboriginal families in order to improve retention and success rates.
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Aboriginal Justice Inquiry - Child Welfare Initiative (AJI-CWI)

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Justice Inquiry
Description
Joint initiative of Province, Manitoba Metis Federation, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and Manitoba Keewatinook Ininew Okimowin about development and implementation of an improved child welfare system in Manitoba.
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Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Care Workers: Partners in Caring For Aboriginal Mothers and Babies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
G. E. Stamp
S. Champion
G. Anderson
B. Warren
D. Stuart-Butler
J. Doolan
C. Boles
L. Callaghan
A. Foale
C. Muyambi
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 8, no. 883, July 25, 2008, pp. 1-12
Description
Examines roles, issues and successes of Anangu Bibi Family Birthing Program, a perinatal care model based on inter-cultural partnerships.
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