IJIHThe International Journal of Indigenous Health (IJIH) and BC First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) are pleased to announce the publication of IJIH Vol. 11 No. 1, which includes exceptional papers in such areas as community-based traditional healing and knowledge sharing, the role of Elders in wellness and learning, First Nation community-based palliative care, Indigenous youth leadership, and Inuit youth mental health intervention.

IJIH is a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal that shares innovative health research across disciplines, Indigenous communities, and countries. It seeks to bring knowledge from diverse intellectual traditions together with a focus on culturally diverse Indigenous voices, methodologies, and epistemology.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Welcome From the First Nations Health Authority
Joe Gallagher
PDF 1-2
Editorial: Wellness-Based Indigenous Health Research and Promising Practices
Charlotte Loppie, Amanda Ward, Namaste Marsden
PDF 3-5

Research Papers

Feasting for Change: Reconnecting with Food, Place & Culture
Jen Bagelman, Fiona Deveraux, Raven Hartley
PDF 6-17
Mâmawoh Kamâtowin, “Coming together to help each other in wellness”: Honouring Indigenous Nursing Knowledge
R. Lisa Bourque Bearskin, Brenda L. Cameron, Malcolm King, Cora Weber Pillwax
PDF 18-33
Promoting Culturally Respectful Cancer Education Through Digital Storytelling
Melany Cueva, Regina Kuhnley, Anne Lanier, Mark Dignan, Laura Revels, Nancy E. Schoenberg, Katie Cueva
PDF 34-49
Coming Home to Die: Six Nations of the Grand River Territory Develops Community-Based Palliative Care
Verna Fruch, Lori Monture, Holly Prince, Mary Lou Kelley
PDF 50-74
Using Photovoice to Understand Intergenerational Influences on Health and Well-Being in a Southern Labrador Inuit Community
Chelsea Gabel, Jessica Pace, Chaneesa Ryan
PDF 75-91
The Eight Ujarait (Rocks) Model: Supporting Inuit Adolescent Mental Health With an Intervention Model Based on Inuit Ways of Knowing
Gwen Katheryn Healey, Jennifer Noah, Ceporah Mearns
PDF 92-110
Sharing Our Wisdom: A Holistic Aboriginal Health Initiative
Teresa Howell, Monique Auger, Tonya Gomes, Francis Lee Brown, Alannah Young Leon
PDF 111-132
“When you follow your heart, you provide that path for others”: Indigenous Models of Youth Leadership in HIV Prevention
Renee Monchalin, Sarah Flicker, Ciann Wilson, Tracey Prentice, Vanessa Oliver, Randy Jackson, June Larkin, Claudia Mitchell, Jean-Paul Restoule, Native Youth Sexual Health Network
PDF 135-158
Sexy Health Carnival on the Powwow Trail: HIV Prevention by and for Indigenous Youth
Renee Monchalin, Alexa Lesperance, Sarah Flicker, Carmen Logie, Native Youth Sexual Health Network
PDF 159-176
Positive Leadership, Legacy, Lifestyles, Attitudes, and Activities for Aboriginal Youth: A Wise Practices Approach for Positive Aboriginal Youth Futures
Pammla M. Petrucka, Deanna Bickford, Sandra Bassendowski, Wayne Goodwill, Connie Wajunta, Beverly Yuzicappi, Leanne Yuzicappi, Paul Hackett, Bonnie Jeffery, Margaret Rauliuk
PDF 177-197
The Impact of Historical and Current Loss on Chronic Illness: Perceptions of Crow (Apsáalooke) People
Sloane Florence Deanna Real Bird, Suzanne Held, Alma McCormick, John Hallett, Christine Martin, Coleen Trottier
PDF 198-210
Our Way of Life: Importance of Indigenous Culture and Tradition to Physical Activity Practices
Keren Tang, Community Wellness Program, Cynthia G. Jardine
PDF 211-227
Gimiigiwemin: Putting Knowledge Translation Into Practice With Anishinaabe Communities
Joshua Kane Tobias, Chantelle Richmond
PDF 228-243
Towards an Aboriginal Knowledge Place: Cultural Practices as a Pathway to Wellness in the Context of a Tertiary Hospital
Alasdair Vance, Janet McGaw, Jo Winther, Moira Rayner
PDF 244-261
Kiskenimisowin (self-knowledge): Co-researching Wellbeing With Canadian First Nations Youth Through Participatory Visual Methods
Janice Victor, Warren Linds, Jo-Ann Episkenew, Linda Goulet, Dustin Benjoe, Dustin Brass, Mamata Pandey, Karen Schmidt
PDF 262-278