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Aboriginal Peoples’ Constitutional Right to Health


From: Oppression


This chapter explores Aboriginal peoples’ constitutional right to health and ends with a call to action for federal and provincial governments and health professionals.



James [Sa’ke’j] Youngblood Henderson

Elizabeth McGibbon is a professor in the Faculty of Science at St. Francis Xavier University. Her publications describe how public policy created oppression deepens disadvantage and heightens privilege to create and sustain intergenerational health damage. An invited author in eight multiple edition books about critical applications in health, she authored (with Josephine Etowa) the first Canadian book to tackle health care racism: Anti-Racist Health Care Practice.