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Mental Health

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Higher Rates of Suicide - #8 of 8 Key Issues

The suicide rate among First Nations people was three times higher than in non-Indigenous populations between 2011 and 2016 in Canada. Among First...

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Higher Rates of Death in Children and Youth - #7 of 8 Key Issues

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in Canadian Indigenous children and youth, occurring at rates three to four times the national...

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8 Key Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Canada and how they relate to the Indian Act.

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8 Key Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Eight of the key issues of most significant concern for Indigenous Peoples in Canada are complex and inexorably intertwined - so much so that...

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Forest Fires and Indigenous Communities

The severity and impact of forest fires dominate the headlines every summer. In 2016, the Fort McMurray, Alberta, wildfire invoked the largest mass...

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Kamloops Residential School

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What is Residential School Syndrome?

There has been some discussion in the media recently about those who attended residential school having post-traumatic stress disorder, sometimes...

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Indigenous Alcohol Intolerance

There is a Canadian Press and Steve Lambert article out with a headline that reads "Online brochure tells lodge visitors aboriginals have...

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