Module 2, Post 5 -Traditional Health and Medicine

Traditional Health and Medicine

Having looked into ethnobotany I became interested in traditional health knowledge. This website provides an introduction with some terminology and additional resources.
http://www.fnha.ca/wellness/wellness-for-first-nations/traditional-wellness/traditional-medicine/traditional-healing

This is an article about the importance of traditional health practices and their importance for all over well-being.
http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1042&context=iipj

This report is a bit off topic of traditional medicine, but it sums up pre/post colonization First Nations health and proscribes a plan for improving health services and the overall wellness of First Nations community.
http://www.fnha.ca/Documents/FNHC_Health_Governance_Book.pdf

Catherine

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