Show simple item record

dc.contributor.supervisor Trott, Christopher (Native Studies) en
dc.contributor.author Cooper, Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-08T15:36:33Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-08T15:36:33Z
dc.date.issued 2010-09-08T15:36:33Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/4103
dc.description.abstract The community of Aklavik, North West Territories, was known as the “Gateway to the North” throughout the first half of the Twentieth Century. In 1959, the Canadian Federal Government decided to relocate the town to a new location for a variety of economic and environmental reasons. Gwitch’in and Inuvialuit refused to move, thus claiming their current community motto “Never Say Die”. Through a series of interviews and participant observation with Elders in Aklavik and Inuvik, along with consultation of secondary literature and archival sources, this thesis examines ideas of the impact of mission hospitals, notions of health, wellness and community through an analysis of some of the events that transpired during this interesting period of history. en
dc.format.extent 1027801 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Health en
dc.subject Indigenous en
dc.subject History en
dc.subject Colonization en
dc.title "Never say die": an ethnohistorical review of health and healing in Aklavik, NWT, Canada en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.degree.discipline Native Studies en
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee LaRocque, Emma (Native Studies) Ruml, Mark (Religious Studies, University of Winnipeg) en
dc.degree.level Master of Arts (M.A.) en
dc.description.note October 2010 en


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

View Statistics