Indigenous Health

Here you will find brief descriptions of articles on Indigenous health in the DTES. You can explore these items further by reading their plain language summaries or full text, using the green buttons below.

Each article was selected because there is an existing research summary and the full text has been archived in cIRcle, UBC’s open access repository.


‘Stolen Generations’: Child apprehension & HIV risk for sex workers of Aboriginal ancestry

Sex workers of Aboriginal ancestry were 66% more likely to have a child apprehended than other sex workers.


Youth who sell sex: The need for housing and supports just for youth

The study shows a need for prevention, treatment, healing and housing services specifically for young, Aboriginal women.

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