Aboriginal

Reaching Out: A Guide to Communicating with Aboriginal Seniors. Public Health Agency of Canada.

This guide was prepared for use by federal employees and officials of other governments and organizations involved with Aboriginal people. Designed as a reference tool, each section can be read independently. Appendices include: Using the Right Terms, Some Helpful Resources, National Aboriginal Organizations and Media, and Charts on the information needs of Aboriginal seniors and the information gathering patterns of Aboriginal seniors and other community members.

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/publications/public/various-varies/communicating_aboriginal/index-eng.php

Caring for the Terminally Ill: Honouring the Choices of the People.

This user friendly guide is designed to support Aboriginal people and their caregivers in rural and remote communities living with life threatening illness.

http://www.virtualhospice.ca/Assets/caring_for_the_terminally_ill_20081127165936.pdf

Indigenous Perspectives on Death and Dying. University of Toronto.

This user friendly module describes differences in culture, traditions, and beliefs that may affect communication with Indigenous people at the end of life. It also demonstrates knowledge about the traditions surrounding death & dying in indigenous cultures and describes how such traditions can be accommodated when caring for dying indigenous patients.

http://www.cme.utoronto.ca/endoflife/Modules/Indigenous%20Perspectives%20on%20Death%20and%20Dying.pdf

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