PEOPLE & TRADITIONS - OTHER INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
A non-profit coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support, and
advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, regardless of where they
First Nations and Inuit
In this section you will find information on how to stay healthy, learn about disease threats
and health conditions; substance use and help with addictions; drug, dental and medical
benefits as well as what programs and funding are available for First Nations and Inuit in
Four Directions Teaching
(Department of Canadian Culture and National Indigenous Literacy Association)
Four Directions Teachings celebrates Indigenous oral traditions by honoring the process of listening
with intent as each elder or traditional teacher shares a teaching from their perspective on the richness
and value of cultural traditions from their nation. In honor of the timelessness of Indigenous
oral traditions, audio narration is provided throughout the site, complimented by
beautifully animated visuals.
Indigneous Health Collection
(John Neal Mclean Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba)
The Indigenous Health Collection contains unique resources on all aspects of Aboriginal health.
Books, DVDs, videos and reports are located at the John Neal Mclean Health Sciences Library
and are listed in the University of Manitoba Libraries catalogue. If a publication is freely
available on the internet, a link is provided from the catalogue to the publication.
National Aboriginal Health Organization
The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) is an Aboriginal-designed
and -controlled body committed to influencing and advancing the health and well-being
of Aboriginal Peoples by carrying out knowledge-based strategies.
Native Hawaiian Health Resources
(The Queen's Medical Center, Hawaii Medical Library)
Provides Web links, associations and organizations, funding resources,
general resources and U.S. government resources.
Native Hawaiian Healthcare Program
(Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS)
The Native Hawaiian Health Care Program, funded within the health center appropriation,
improves the health status of Native Hawaiians by making health education, health
promotion, and disease prevention services available through the support of
Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems.
Office of Aboriginal Health
(Department of Health, Australia)
The Office of Aboriginal Health works in partnership with Aboriginal communities and health
service providers to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people receive
culturally appropriate health care that meets their needs.