Hsci 305_March 28 2018.docx - What does tuberculosis represent in Canada-tuberculosis exists as a symptom of social inequality-federal government

Hsci 305_March 28 2018.docx - What does tuberculosis...

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What does tuberculosis represent in Canada?-tuberculosis exists as a symptom of social inequality -federal government pledged to eliminate TB by 2030
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What are key events in Indigenous Health?-1945: Department of National Health and Welfarewas created-1951: Indian Act amended, prohibitions on cultural ceremonies removed-1960: Status Indians can vote without have to giveup their status and treaty rights1969: Indian Affairs take over management of residential schools from churches 1974: Minister of national health and welfare tabled the policy of the federal government concerning Indian health servicesfederal government provided financial assistance to pay for necessary services when there were no services available1979: a new Indian health policy was announcedbased on three pillarsrecognised the need for community development, strong relationship between Indian people and the federal government and the Canadian health system1982: Constitution Act was amended to recognize and affirm the rights of Indigenous peoples of CanadaWhat is the history of residential schools?-the British Colonial administration and Canadian government believed that Indigenous people should adopt the religion and culture of European settlers-they saw Indigenous culture as backward and uncivilized -adopted policy of aggressive assimilation to eliminate all aspects of Indigenous culture-first school founded in Ontario in 1831-Residential schools played a key role in this
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