Today the native peoples of North America are living with two different medical and healing systems. This video looks at the different approaches. The program is designed to improve understanding between non-native health care workers and native people.
Handbook covers: Basic information and demographic data on the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; A description of curent health status and critical health problems facing the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; An overview of the history that has produced the burden of ill health among Aboriginal people ; A description of the historic and current roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial and Aboriginal health agencies ; Consideration of treaty making and self-government initiatives and their implications for health authorities ; An exploration of visions, models and concepts ; Questions and factors to be considered in the development of strategies for change to close the gaps in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal British Columbians.
It takes a community: framework for the First Nations and Inuit Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects Initiative : a resource manual for community-based prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects
Prepared by the FAS/FAE Technical Working Group (accountable to the CPNP/FAS/E (FNIC) National Steering Committee, representing the Assembly of First Nations, the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada, and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch)
"Updates the research conducted in the general field of nutrition and the nutritional status of Indian and Inuit as well as the nutrient information currently available on traditional foods." [from Preface]