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Indigenous Health: Suicide

Articles

Aboriginal Healing Foundation & Kirmayer, L.J., et al, 2007.  Suicide Among Aboriginal People in Canadahttp://www.ahf.ca/downloads/suicide.pdf

Caldwell, D., 2008. The Suicide Prevention Continuum.  Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 145-153.  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/uploads/110287809.pdf

Circumpolar Health Organization & the Working Group for a Suicide Prevention Strategy for Nunavut, 2009.  Qaujijausimajuni Tunngaviqarniq: Using Knowledge and Experience as a Foundation for Action: A Discussion Paper on Suicide Prevention in Nunavuthttp://circumpolarhealth.org/library/Nunavut-suicide.pdf

Issak, C.A., et al, 2010.  Commnity-Based Suicide Prevention Research in Remote ON-Reserve First Nations Communities.  International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 258-270.  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11469-009-9250-0

Saskatoon Tribal Council, Lemstra, M., et al, 2013.  Risk Indicators of Suicide Ideation Among On-Reserve First Nations Youth.  Paediatrics & Child Health, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 15-20.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3680266/

Theses

Arato-Bollivar, J., 2004.  In their Own Words: Exploring Survival Factors in Suicidal Aboriginal Youth: A Critical Incident Study.  Ph.D., Educational and Counseling Psychology & Special Education, University of British Columbia.   http://search.proquest.com/docview/305056584

Hagen, B.N.M., 2011.  Exploring Relationships between Socioeconomic Position, Family Context, Culture and Suicidality Among Métis Peoples: Reflections from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey.  M.Sc., Community Health & Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan.  http://ecommons.usask.ca/bitstream/handle/10388/etd-08182011-142446/Thesisfinal.pdf

Kral, M., 2009.  Tranforming Communities: Suicide, Relatedness, and Reclamation among Inuit of Nunavut.  Ph.D., Anthropology, McGill University.   http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/thesescanada/vol1/QMM/TC-QMM-40705.pdf