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Surviving in the hour of darkness : the health and wellness of women of colour and indigenous women

Author: G Sophie Harding
Publisher: Calgary, Alta. : University of Calgary Press, 2005.
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There is growing evidence that the experience of racial discrimination can have a pervasive and devastating impact on the health and well-being of Black women, First Nations women and women of colour. The essays collected in this anthology demonstrate the gender, religious, cultural and class background strongly influence how we experience illness and how we are treated within the health care system. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Surviving in the hour of darkness.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005391397
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Sophie Harding
ISBN: 1552381013 9781552381014 1280946016 9781280946011
OCLC Number: 144081990
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 314 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH IN THE DIASPORA: UNDERSTANDING THE CHALLENGES --
Nurses in resistance / Karen Flynn --
African Canadian women resisting oppression: embodying emancipated consciousness through holistic self-healing approaches to mental health / Ingrid Waldron --
Think globally act appropriately: a community health centres response to violence against women in the context of black women and women of color / Notisha Massaquoi --
Black women's health in Nova Scotia: one woman's story / Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard --
Misogyny and mental illness / Carla R. Ribeiro --
All colours of the rainbow: recently-arrived immigrant women of colour and HIV/AIDS in Canada / Farah M. Shroff --
A model of women services in the HIV epidemic / Talata Reeves --
HER-STORY: LIVING WITH ILLNESS --
Healing warrior marks: battling stress, taking care / Crystal E. Wilkinson --
A better woman because of it / CiajDiann M. Harris --
Endo poems / Rosamond S. King --
Help, I've fallen, and no one has even noticed / Judith K. Witherow --
Secrets, generations / Naomi North --
Fairy tales and bedtime stories / Layla Hassan --
Bone doctor, token of chastity / Heather MacLeod --
Four forces, windows, freeing the inner child / Valerie Wood --
Wolf cry, erect in green pride / Lorraine Thomas --
Anjali, untitled / Bishakha Chowdhury --
The struggle of one and many, sad paper / Roxane Tracey --
My aunt pasty / Troy Hunter --
Neelum / Sima Qadeer --
Promised land / Randa Hammadieh --
Hands the care / Neeta Singh --
Enter the lion's den: a journey to the centre of my uterus --
one black woman's story of fibroids / Wendy Vincent --
Women's health in scary hands / Kristine Maitland --
I died in my dreams / Ingrid Rivera --
Oh my aching feet / Nora Burrell --
ethnic ph.d, thin line / Beldan Sezen --
I crawl into earth / Vera M. Wabegijig --
Untitled / Marisa Maharaj --
Spake Ginty spake, by Euston Station she sat down / Anakana Schofield --
My people paid / Shirley Brozzo --
The circle of life / Pitche Wasayananung --
My room of silence, mother's prayer, this body of mine / Rolanda C. Kane --
Gitane's voice / Gitane Williams --
Ode to Marie, learning with the women: my travels in first nations country / Dr. Ana Bodnar --
When the body attacks: a black woman's fight against lupus / Charmaine Crawford --
Talking about our health: in our hardship we have to learn to be strong: women's health in women's hands rooftop gardeners / Linda Cornwell.
Responsibility: edited by G. Sophie Harding.
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