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Moving Aboriginal health forward : discarding Canada's legal barriers

Author: Yvonne Boyer
Publisher: Saskatoon, SK., Canada : Purich Publishing Limited, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Continuing the theme of social determinants of health, this book is an historical examination of Canadian legal regimes and the negative impact they have had on the health of Aboriginal peoples. Everything from the early ban on traditional practices to the constitutional division of powers is examined (including who is responsible for off-reserve Indians under the Constitution). The author argues there is a clear  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Boyer
ISBN: 9781895830798 1895830796
OCLC Number: 856977072
Description: 223 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Health Determinants --
Aboriginal Society and Good Health --
Historical Health Influences --
The Law is a Determinant of Health --
Aboriginal and Treaty Rights to Health --
Reconciliation of Aboriginal Health Care and Healing Practices.
Responsibility: Yvonne Boyer.


This comprehensive analysis of Aboriginal health statistics, historical practices, and legal principles in Canadian law provides a practical framework for the reconciliation of Aboriginal health and  Read more...


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By including several different First Nations groups, as well as the Metis and Inuit in her analysis, the author adds a richness to the discussion and refrains from oversimplifying distinct histories Read more...

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