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Indigenous Health: Traditional Knowledge

traditional knowledge as it pertains to health


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Martin, K.J. & J.J. Garrett, 2010.  “Teaching and Learning with Traditional Indigenous Knowledge in the Tall Grass Plains”.  Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Vol. 30, NO. 2, pp. 289-314.  

Nunavut Arctic College et al, 2001.  “Interviewing Inuit Elders: Volume 5: Perspectives on Traditional Health.”  

Obomsawin, R. (M.D.), 2007.  “Traditional Medicine for Canada’s First Peoples”.  

Smylie, J. et al., 2009.  “Indigenous Knowledge Translation: Baseline Findings in a Qualitative Study of the Pathways of Health Knowledge in Three Indigenous Communities in Canada.”  Health Promotion Practice, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 436-446. 

Wihak, C., 2004.  “Psychologists in Nunavut: A Comparison of the Principles of Underlying Inuit Quajimanituqangit and the Canadian Psychological Association Code of Ethics.”  Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal community Health, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 29-40.  


Thornton, M.L., 2012.  Implementation of Traditional Knowledge in Mental Health Policy: Learning from the Cases of the Inuit, the Haida and Maori.”.  M.A., Public Administration, University of Ottawa.