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Determinants of indigenous peoples' health in Canada : beyond the social / edited by Margo Greenwood, Sarah de Leeuw, Nicole Marie Lindsay, and Charlotte Reading.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RA450.4.I53 .D48 2015
Barcode: 30731101188948
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781551307329
  • ISBN: 1551307324
  • Physical Description: xxix, 279 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Rethinking Determinants of Indigenous Peoples? Health in Canada / Sarah de Leeuw, Nicole Marie Lindsay, and Margo Greenwood -- Part 1: Setting the Context. Structural Determinants of Aboriginal Peoples? Health / Charlotte Reading -- Two-Eyed Seeing in Medicine / Murdena Marshall, Albert Marshall, and Cheryl Bartlett -- Inuit Knowledge Systems, Elders, and Determinants of Health: Harmony, Balance, and the Role of Holistic Thinking / Shirley Tagalik -- The Spiritual Dimension of Holistic Health: A Reflection / Marlene Brant Castellano -- Two Poems / Marilyn Iwama -- Part 2: Beyond the Social. The Relatedness of People, Land, and Health: Stories from Anishinabe Elders /Chantelle Richmond -- Being at the Interface: Early Childhood as a Determinant of Health / Margo Greenwood and Elizabeth Jones -- Cultural Wounds Demand Cultural Medicines / Michael J. Chandler and William L. Dunlop -- Activating Place: Geography as a Determinant of Indigenous Peoples? Health and Well-being / Sarah de Leeuw -- Embodying Self-Determination: Beyond the Gender Binary / Sarah Hunt -- Take Care of the Land and the Land Will Take Care of You: Resources, Development, and Health / Terry Teegee -- Raven Healing, Roberta Kennedy (Kung Jaadee) -- Part 3: Wellness is Knowing Who We Are: Culture, Language, Identity. Atikowisi mi�w-ay{OCLCbr#AF}awin, Ascribed Health and Wellness, to Kaskitamasowin mi�w-ay{OCLCbr#AF}awin{OCLCbr#AF}, Achieved Health and Wellness: Shifting the Paradigm / Madeleine Dion Stout -- Miyo pim�tisiwin ?A Good Path?: Indigenous Knowledges, Languages, and Traditions in Education and Health / Diana Steinhauer and James Lamouche -- Reshaping the Politics of Health: A Personal Perspective / Warner Adam -- Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Policies and Programs in British Columbia: Beyond the Rhetoric / Karen Isaac and Kathleen Jamieson -- Grandma and Grandpa and the Mysterious Case of Wolf Teeth in the House! / Richard Van Camp -- Knowing Who You Are: Family History and Aboriginal Determinants of Health / Brenda Macdougall -- Part 4: Revisioning Medicine: Toward Indigenization. Miyo pim�tisiwin: Practising ?the Good Way of Life? from the Hospital Bed to Mother Earth / Patricia Makokis and James Makokis -- Reflections of One Indian Doctor in a Town up North / Nadine Caron -- Type 2 Diabetes in Indigenous Populations: Why a Focus on Genetic Susceptibility Is Not Enough / Fernando Polanco and Laura Arbour -- Determining Life with HIV and AIDS / Sherri Pooyak, Marni Amirault, and Ren�e Masching -- Medicine Is Relationship: Relationship Is Medicine / Leah May Walker and Dani�le Behn-Smith.
Summary, etc.:
The health disparities affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada might well be understood as a national epidemic. Although progress has been made in the last decade towards both understanding and ameliorating Indigenous health inequalities, very little research or writing has expanded a social determinants of health framework to account for the unique histories and present realities of Indigenous peoples in this country. This timely edited collection addresses this significant knowledge gap, exploring the ways that multiple health determinants beyond the social?from colonialism to geography, from economy to biology?converge to impact the health status of Indigenous peoples in Canada. This unique collection, comprised largely of contributions by Indigenous authors, offers the voices and expertise of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis writers from across Canada. The multitude of health determinants of Indigenous peoples are considered in a selection of chapters that range from scholarly papers by research experts in the field, to reflective essays by Indigenous leaders. Appropriate throughout a range of disciplines, including Health Studies, Indigenous Studies, Public and Population Health, Community Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Social Work, this engaging text broadens the social determinants of health framework to better understand health inequality. Most importantly, it does so by placing front and center the voices and experiences of Indigenous peoples.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Health and hygiene > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Health and hygiene > Canada.
Indians, North American.
Social Determinants of Health.
Health Services, Indigenous.
Psychosocial Deprivation.
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