Taking Medicine: Women's Healing Work and Colonial Contact in Southern Alberta, 1880-1930 (Women and Indigenous Studies)

Taking Medicine: Women's Healing Work and Colonial Contact in Southern Alberta, 1880-1930 (Women and Indigenous Studies)

By: Kristin Burnett (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will be of interest to students and scholars of western Canadian history, the history of medicine and nursing, and Aboriginal and women's history.

About Author

Kristin Burnett is a member of the Department of History at Lakehead University.

Contents

Introduction 1 Niitsitapi: The Northwestern Plains 2 Setting the Stage: Engendering the Therapeutic Culture of the Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, Tsuu T'ina, and Nakoda 3 Giving Birth: Women's Health Work and Western Settlement, 1850-1900 4 Converging Therapeutic Systems: Encounters between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Women, 1870s-90s 5 Laying the Foundation: The Work of Nurses, Nursing Sisters, and Female Attendants on Reserves, 1890-1915 6 Taking over the System: Graduate Nurses, Nursing Sisters, Female Attendants, and Indian Health Services, 1915-30 7 The Snake and the Butterfly: Midwifery and Birth Control, 1900s-30s Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774818285
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780774818285
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 077481828X

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