- About this Journal ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Recently Accepted Articles ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 196437, 9 pages
Understanding Race and Racism in Nursing: Insights from Aboriginal Nurses
1Dalhousie School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Professions, 1459 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
2Mijua'ji'j Aqq Ni'n, Unama'ki Maternal Child Health, 201 Churchill Drive, Membertou, NS, Canada
3Eskasoni Health Board, Eskasoni Community Health Center, Eskasoni, NS, Canada
4School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5
Received 25 March 2012; Accepted 24 April 2012
Academic Editors: R. C. Locsin and C. Winkelman
Copyright © 2012 Adele Vukic et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- Statistics Canada. Census of population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-558-XCB2006010, 2006, http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/index-eng.cfm.
- L. M. Hunter, J. Logan, J. G. Goulet, and S. Barton, “Aboriginal healing: regaining balance and culture,” Journal of Transcultural Nursing, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 13–22, 2006.
- M. J. McCallum, “The last frontier: isolation and Aboriginal health,” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 103–120, 2005.
- G. Hanson, “ANAC activities,” The Aboriginal Nurse, 2006.
- Aboriginal Nursing Association of Canada, Cultural Competence and Cultural Safety in Nursing Education, Aboriginal Nursing Association of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 2009.
- J. L. Dobbelsteyn, “Nursing in first nations and inuit communities in Atlantic Canada,” Canadian Nurse, vol. 102, no. 4, pp. 32–35, 2006.
- F. H. Wasekeesikaw, “Challenges for the new millennium: nursing in the First Nations communities,” in Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, Practice and Power Issues, M. McIntyre and E. Thomlinson, Eds., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 2003.
- National Task Force on Recruitment and Retention Strategies, Against All Odds: Aboriginal Nursing, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 2002.
- K. McCulla, E. Smith, and R. Lonsdale, “Facilitating Aboriginal participation in Canadian Nursing Students Association activities,” in The Aboriginal Nurse, E. McGibbon and J. Etowa, Eds., Anti-Racist Health Practice. Canadian Scholars Press, Toronto, Canada, 2005.
- H. Bessent, Minority Nurses in the New Century: Characteristics and Workforce Utilization-A Survey, American Nurses, Washington, DC, USA, 2002.
- A. Calliste, “Antiracism organizing and resistance in nursing: African Canadian women,” Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 361–390, 1996.
- A. Calliste, “Women of “exceptional merit”: immigration of Caribbean nurses to Canada,” Journal of Women and the Law, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 85–102, 1993.
- T. D. Das Gupta, Racism and Paid Work, Garmond Press, Toronto, Canada, 1996.
- D. Gregory, “Against the odds: an update on Aboriginal Nursing in Canada,” A Research Report, Health Canada (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, FNIHB), 2007.
- W. Head, “An exploratory study of attitudes and perceptions of minority and majority group health care workers,” A Report Commissioned by the Race Relations Division of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Toronto, Canada, 1986.
- Health Canada, “First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Nursing workforce survey,” Final Report of a Survey of First Nations and Inuit Health Branch Nurses, EKOS Research Associates, Ottawa, Canada, 2006.
- J. Hezekiah, Breaking the Glass Ceiling: The Stories of Three Caribbean Nurses, The University of West Indies Press, Jamaica, 2001.
- D. E. Martin and A. Kipling, “Factors shaping Aboriginal nursing students' experiences,” Nurse Education Today, vol. 26, no. 8, pp. 688–696, 2006.
- H. Stephen, “Shining through,” Nursing Standard, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 14–15, 1998.
- J. Vaughan, “Is there really racism in nursing?” Journal of Nursing Education, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 135–139, 1997.
- J. Kulig and S. Grypma, “Breaking down racial barriers. Honouring pioneer Aboriginal nurses from the Blood Reserve,” Alberta RN, vol. 62, no. 8, pp. 14–16, 2006.
- J. C. Kulig, N. J. Stewart, D. Morgan, M. E. Andrews, M. L. P. MacLeod, and J. R. Pitblado, “Insights from a national study,” Canadian Nurse, vol. 102, no. 4, pp. 16–20, 2006.
- B. G. Glaser and A. L. Strauss, The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research, Aldine, Chicago, Ill, USA, 1967.
- M. Patton, Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods, Sage, Thousand Oaks, Calif, USA, 3rd edition, 2002.
- E. McGibbon and J. Etowa, Anti-Racist Health Practice, Canadian Scholars Press, Toronto, Canada, 2009.
- J. Etowa and B. Keddy, “Racism in Health Care: experiences of childbearing women of African descent,” International Journal of Diversity in Organization, Communities and Nations, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 17–34, 2009.
- J. Etowa, J. Wiens, W. T. Bernard, and B. Clow, “Determinants of black women's health in rural and remote communities,” Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 56–76, 2007.
- M. Adams, P. Aylward, N. Heyne et al., “Integrated support for Aboriginal tertiary students in health-related courses: the Pika Wiya Learning Centre,” Australian Health Review, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 482–488, 2005.
- D. Quantz and W. E. Thurston, “Representation strategies in public participation in health policy: the Aboriginal Community Health Council,” Health Policy, vol. 75, no. 3, pp. 243–250, 2006.