Introduction : First Nations, MeÂ´tis, and Inuit in Canada : understanding the issues -- Western and aboriginal ways of knowing -- Cultural competency, cultural sensitivity, and cultural safety -- Historical overview -- Understanding the determinants of health and Canadaâ€™s native population -- Diabetes, diet, and nutrition -- Chronic and infectious diseases -- Womenâ€™s and childrenâ€™s health -- Mental health -- Hybridisation of health care and the way forward for aboriginal health.
"The authors in this anthology share their research through non-fictional narratives, innovative approaches to Indigenous community leadership, and inspiring accounts of success, presenting many models for Indigenous leader development. These engaging stories are followed by a Wise Practices section featuring seven significant contemporary case study summaries." - publisher's website.
International authors and education and training experts Wendy Watego (Quandamooka woman) and Vicki Scott look newly at leadership. They drill down to the core of you cultural identity and spirit. You get to see how your habits, your decisions, and the way in which you communicate and build relationships is impacted and shaped by unresolved upsets from your past.