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Medicine unbundled : a journey through the minefields of indigenous health care / Gary Geddes.

Geddes, Gary, 1940- (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RA450.4.I53 .G43 2017
Barcode: 30731101188898
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781772031645
  • ISBN: 177203164X
  • Physical Description: 315 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Victoria ; Heritage, 2017

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-308) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Joanie's people : discarding the masks of shame -- Heartland : where the cure can be worse than the disease -- The long sentence : and the first shall be last -- Restoring the song : lessons for the hard of hearing.
Summary, etc.:
"An investigative exploration of the separate "Indian hospitals" that existed in Canada for many decades, told through memoir, archival research, and interviews with survivors."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Health and hygiene.
Hospitals > Canada > History > 20th century.
Discrimination in medical care > Canada > History > 20th century.
Health Services, Indigenous > history.
Indians, North American > history.
Healthcare Disparities > history.
Racism > history.
Health Policy > history.
History, 20th Century.
Native peoples > Hospitals > Canada > History > 20th century.
Native peoples > Hospital care > Canada > History > 20th century.
Native peoples > Canada > Biography.