Handbook covers: Basic information and demographic data on the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; A description of curent health status and critical health problems facing the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; An overview of the history that has produced the burden of ill health among Aboriginal people ; A description of the historic and current roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial and Aboriginal health agencies ; Consideration of treaty making and self-government initiatives and their implications for health authorities ; An exploration of visions, models and concepts ; Questions and factors to be considered in the development of strategies for change to close the gaps in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal British Columbians.
Summary: This documentary follows incest victim Shirley Turcotte as she returns to the places and people of her childhood. She retraces her family's nightmare with the help of her mother, sister, and two brothers, all victims of physical or sexual abuse. She visits neighbors, her best friend, and the psychiatrist who treated her. The program reveals the deep psychic wounds inflicted on victims of incest and encourages them to break the silence as the first step to recovery