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Comparing contact investigations of tuberculosis cases among the Canadian Born Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal population in Alberta, CanadaDownload
It is well established that the rates of tuberculosis (TB) among Aboriginal Peoples in Alberta are disproportionately higher than those in the Canadian-born 'other' population group (Jensen, Lau, Langlois-Klassen, et al., 2012). In addition, Aboriginal Peoples living on-reserve have higher rates...
"Background: Very little population-based research has been conducted around the exclusive breastfeeding practices of Inuit Canadians. Objectives: This research aims to assess the distribution of exclusive breastfeeding among Inuit Canadians and to identify factors associated with exclusive...
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is characterized by a carbohydrate intolerance that is diagnosed in pregnancy. In recent years, the incidence of diabetes has increased with one in eight First Nations women reporting the development of this condition. Diabetes is three to five times more...
For All My Relations - An Autobiographical Narrative Inquiry into the Lived Experiences of One Aboriginal Graduate StudentDownload
Abstract “For All My Relations” is a narrative representation of an autobiographical narrative inquiry into my experiences as an Aboriginal graduate student negotiating the complexities of learning about, and engaging in, Indigenous research. The research puzzle centers on my wonders about the...
High adiposity is associated cross-sectionally with low self-concept and body size dissatisfaction among indigenous Cree schoolchildren in CanadaDownload
Background Obesity and mental health problems are prevalent among indigenous children in Canada and the United States. In this cross-sectional study the associations between adiposity and body size satisfaction, body image and self-concept were examined in indigenous children in grades four to...
Both Aboriginal people and settlers of European descent participated in the construction of a series of curious tintypes set in the late-1870s Cypress Hills. The portraits perform complex and fluid cultural identities and they represent the particular conditions of modernity experienced by those...
In this report Dev-cor Technical Services presents a plan for employing indigenous people in AOSERP. The introductory section of the report details the assignment as given by the Human Environment Committee and briefly describes AOSERP and its project area in Northeastern Alberta. The second...
The Canadian Institute for Research was commissioned in April 1978, by the Government of the Province of Alberta, Department of the Environment, to undertake a study designed to generate research problems and questions pertinent to a study of native employment patterns in the Athabasca Oil Sands...
Objectives. To describe the levels of obesity, adiposity measures, physical activity and fitness in Cree children aged 9-12 years. Study Design. Cross-sectional survey. Methods. The study took place in northern Quebec, Canada. Height, body mass, waist circum- ference and five skinfold thicknesses...
In Canada, obesity and associated chronic diseases disproportionately affect First Nations children. The objectives of this research were to assess obesity, physical activity, and perceptions of lifestyle behaviors in Cree First Nations children (5-12 years) in one Alberta reserve community....