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Colonizing bodies : aboriginal health and healing in British Columbia, 1900-50 / Mary-Ellen Kelm.

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  • ISBN: 077480677X :
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 248 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, c1998.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Illustrations, figures, and tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Health - 1. The impact of colonization on Aboriginal health in British Columbia: overview - 2. 'My people are sick. My young men are angry.': the impact of colonization on Aboriginal diet and nutrition - 3. 'Running out of spaces': sanitation and environment in Aboriginal habitations - 4. A 'scandalous procession': residential schooling and the reformation of Aboriginal bodies -- Part 2: Healing - 5. Aboriginal conceptions of the body, disease, and medicine - 6. Acts of humanity: Indian health services - 7. Doctors, hospitals, and field matrons: on the ground with Indian health services - 8. Medical pluralism in Aboriginal communities -- Conclusion -- Notes -- A note on sources-- Select bibliography -- Index.
Subject: Indians of North America > Health and hygiene > British Columbia.
Indians of North America > Medical care > British Columbia.
Indians of North America > Colonization > British Columbia.
Indians of North America > British Columbia > History.
Social medicine > British Columbia.
Topic Heading: First Nations Canada.

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