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Indigenous Topics

Indigenous Health and Wellness

This guide to Indigenous Health and Wellness will provide information on

Indigenous Health and Wellness
  •  University of Calgary Student Resources
  • Government of Canada Resources
  • External University Library Guides 
 Two-Spirit
  • Concepts and Terms
  • Books held at the U of C Library 
  • Media available through the U of C Library 
  • External University Research Gudes
Traditional Healing 
  • What is Traditional Healing?
  • Books held at the U of C Library 
  • Articles available through the U of C Library 
  • Media available through the U of C Library 
  • External University Research Guides
The Medicine Wheel 
  • What is the Medicine Wheel?
  • Books available through the U of C Library
  •  Articles available through the U of C Library 
  • Media available through the U of C Library
Intergenerational Trauma 
  • What is Intergenerational Trauma? 
  • Books available through the U of C Library
  • Articles available through the U of C Library
  • Media available through the U of C Library

Government of Canada Indigenous Peoples’ Health

The Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health (IIPH) fosters the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve and promote the health of FNMI people in Canada. The IIPH is founded on respect for community research priorities and Indigenous knowledge, values, and cultures.

  • Follow the left-hand menu to learn more about IIPH initiatives, programs, and research.
     Government of Canada. (2021, June 1). Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health. Canadian Institutes of Health Research. https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/8668.html.

 


National Collaborating Center for Aboriginal Health

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) was established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support FNMI people while addressing inequities in Indigenous health care. The NCCAH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC.

  • Follow the tabs at the top of the page to view organization information, reports & publications, and recommended external resources. 

    Welcome to the NCCIH.(2005-2021). National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health. Retrieved June 2021, from https://www.nccih.ca/en/

First Nations, Métis & Inuit in Canada: Health and Wellbeing

The FNMI Health and Wellbeing guide from York University links students to a number of resources concerning mental, physical, and sexual health, made available through other Canadian institutions.

Indigenous Studies Portal - Health and Wellness 

The Indigenous Studies research portal from the University of Saskatchewan links students to articles, e-books, images, and data concerning Indigenous Health and Wellness. 

  • Sort by category.
  • Sort by type of work.
  • Use the "Find at University of Calgary" button to find items in the U of C Library Collection.