A decolonizing approach to health promotion in Canada: the case of the Urban Aboriginal Community Kitchen Garden Project.

@article{Mundel2010ADA,
  title={A decolonizing approach to health promotion in Canada: the case of the Urban Aboriginal Community Kitchen Garden Project.},
  author={Erika Mundel and Gwen E. Chapman},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={166-73}
}
Aboriginal people in Canada suffer ill-health at much higher rates compared with the rest of the population. A key challenge is the disjuncture between the dominant biomedical approach to health in Canada and the holistic and integrative understandings of and approaches to health in many Aboriginal cultures. More fundamentally, colonization is at the root of the health challenges faced by this population. Thus, effective approaches to health promotion with Aboriginal people will require… CONTINUE READING
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