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Transcript of First Nations
preparations What is important to remember about diet and nutrition for First Nations? Notifiable Diseases Rate for 100,000 people for First Nations and Canadians populations. Genital Chlamydia Shigellosis First nations
(Cases per 100,000) 947.0 Canada
(Cases per 100, 000) 138.0 Canada
(Cases per 100, 000) First Nations
(Cases per 100,000) 69.6 3.6 A statistical profile on the health of First Nations in Canada, 2003 What should first come to mind when talking about illnesses among First Nations? Depression What to consider when talking to First Nation people about birth control? Community norms.
Some stigma attached to adolescent pregnancy in the community.
Desire for pregnancy
Most male and female people of the First Nations state that it is desirable to delay pregnancy until they are ready to cope with responsibility.
Views on contraceptive use
Young women who had been pregnant concerned about
side effects of contraceptive use.
Role of family
Families play an important role in ideas of what is normal and acceptable in relationship of young people among the First Nations. Among First Nations depression can lead to the
suicide. Death and end-of-life practices
of First Nations How they differ from us? What we need
to know and remember? Death is a part of life, it is a part of living. And it is as necessary as birth. There is a need to gather community when a First Nation person is dying. Moments after Death are
sacred moments. Type II Diabetes The suicide rate for First Nations males is 126 people per 100,000 compared to 24 people per 100,000 for non-first nations males. For First Nations females, the suicide rate is
35 people per 100,000 compared to only
5 people per 100,000 for non-first nations
females. Rituals and observations Older First Nation women should be present during birth. Medical interventions are not welcomed When and how baby is born is very important for babies future. Gender roles are defined very strictly For every canadian there are 5 First Nations people with this type of diabetes What is ritual? What is importance of rituals for First Nations?
Ritual is used to open or close a meeting, to celebrate a special event, or focus energy on an activity requiring extra effort
Rituals often use objects that have symbolic meaning. Tobacco
Tobacco has been used by First Nation for thousands of years.
Tobacco is considered sacred. Jerry Whitehead, 2011
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