“Nikí-wíndamag nibábá ci-andotawak ci-anisinabé kágígitot, sigwa ci-kagwé kikéndaman anisinabé otiscigéwin.”

“I was lectured by my father to respect the Elders, the Indian ceremonies, and everything to do with the culture.”

ALFRED PEIGAN – PASQUA FIRST NATION

Scholarly Output

Leason, Jennifer and Norman Chartrand
January 2019
“May abee kam-nee bpoon”: Blue Berry Patch. A Saulteaux-Anishinaabek story of traditional berry picking. Theytus Publishing.
Leason, Jennifer
November 2018
Exploring the Complex Context of Indigenous Women’s Maternity Experiences: The Role of Proximal, Intermediate and Distal Determinants on Indigenous Women and Children’s Perinatal Health and Wellbeing.
Jenny Rotondo[1], Jennifer Leason[2], Tamara Thompson[3], Jennifer May-Hadford[4], Dirk Huyer[5], Lisa Lapointe[6], Margot Kuo[7], Heather Hannah[8], Jessica Halverson1.
September 2018
Highlights from phase one of the national study on opioid and other drug-related overdose deaths: insights from coroners and medical examiners.
Leason, Jennifer
May 2018
Education for Reconciliation: Decolonized and Engaged Pedagogy. An Experiential Learning Exercise to Transform Empathy to Social Action.
Leason, Jennifer
January 2017
Exploring the Complex Context of Indigenous Women’s Maternity Experiences in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia by Expanding on Aboriginal Women’s Responses to the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey. Doctoral Dissertation. University of British Columbia.
Leason, Jennifer
March 2015
Social Justice and a Message of Hope. Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference Proceeding. Annals of Global Health.
Saucier, D., Green, S., Leason, J., MacFadden, A., Bell, S., Elias, L.
March 2002
Sex Differences in Spatial Navigation Strategies: are Sex Differences in Navigation Caused by Sexually Dimorphic Strategies or by Differences in the Ability to use the Strategies? Journal of Behavioural Neuroscience: 182-197. Designed 50% of quantitative research methods.

Research

INDIGENOUS HEALTH & WELL BEING

WOMEN'S HEALTH

MATERNAL-CHILD & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

INDIGENOUS MATERNITY EXPERIENCES

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

GENDER & HEALTH

Community-based Reports

Leason, Jennifer
June 2018
Public Health Agency of Canada; Government of Canada. Qualitative study of coroner/medical examiner impressions of deaths from the acute toxic effects of opioids and illegal substances: Summary of British Columbia Findings.
Leason, Jennifer
June 2018
Public Health Agency of Canada; Government of Canada. Qualitative study of coroner/medical examiner impressions of deaths from the acute toxic effects of opioids and illegal substances: Summary of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Northwest Territories.
Leason, Jennifer
April 2018
First Nations Health Authority. Honouring Tobacco: Interior Perspectives and Actions.
Leason, Jennifer
March 2018
Secwepemc Injury Surveillance and Prevention Program: Aggregated Report. (Secwepemc represents 14 First Nations Bands from: Little Shuswap Indian Band, Tsq’escenemc, Q’wemstin, Splatsin, Three Corners Health Williams Lake Indian Band, Bonaparte, Neskonlith Indian Band, Adams Lake Indian Band, Esk’etemc).
Leason, Jennifer
March 2017
Secwepemc Injury Surveillance and Prevention Program: Aggregated Report. (Secwepemc represents 14 First Nations Bands from: Little Shuswap Indian Band, Tsq’escenemc, Q’wemstin, Splatsin, Three Corners Health Williams Lake Indian Band, Bonaparte, Neskonlith Indian Band, Adams Lake Indian Band, Esk’etemc).

Publications in Progress

Jenny Rotondo[1], Jennifer Leason[2], Tamara Thompson[3], Jennifer May-Hadford[4], Dirk Huyer[5], Lisa Lapointe[6], Margot Kuo[7], Heather Hannah[8], Jessica Halverson1.
January 2019
Exploring Prevention and Intervention Opportunities with Individuals who died from Acute Toxic Effects of Opioids and Illegal Substances: Listening to the Coroner and Medical Examiner Voice.
Leason, Jennifer
January 2019
Exploring Contexts and Characteristics of Individuals who died from Acute Toxic Effects of Opioids and Illegal Substances: Listening to the Coroner and Medical Examiner Voice.
Leason, Jennifer, and Anita Benoit[9]
May 2019
Indigenous Women’s Postpartum Depression: Discussion of Findings from the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey (MES) and Indigenous Women’s Maternity Narratives.
Leason, Jennifer
November 2019

Is Research Reflective of Indigenous Women’s Maternity Experiences?

Leason, Jennifer
December 2019

Indigenous Women’s Experiences of Perinatal Stress: A discussion of findings from the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey

Leason, Jennifer
January 2019

Indigenous Women’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy.

Leason, Jennifer
January 2020

Gwayooshgawin(Balance): Exploring Anishinaabek Epistemologies in Health Research Methodologies.

Footnotes

  • [1]Opioid-related Harms, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch, Public Health Agency of Canada, 785 Carling Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0K9
  • [2]Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary, Earth Sciences Building, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • [3]School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • [4]Field Service Operations, Field Service Training and Response, Centre for Public Health Infrastructure, Health Security Infrastructure Branch, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. First Nations Health Authority, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
  • [5]Chief Coroner’s Office, Forensic Services and Coroners Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3M 0B1
  • [6]Chief Coroner’s Office, PO Box 9259, Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8W 9J4
  • [7]British Columbia Center for Disease Control, British Columbia, Canada
  • [8]Department of Health and Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories, Box 1320, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, X1A 2L9
  • [9]Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 628, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 3M7, Canada.
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