Aboriginal Female Lone Parents in Four Cities: Exploring Strengths and Challenges
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The research project pertaining to the exploration of the strengths and challenges facing Aboriginal single mothers in four Western Canadian Cities achieves two goals. First, it documents the development of the research project and illustrated that any future research pertaining to Aboriginal women must recognize the need to adopt a holistic approach that includes the voices of Aboriginal women. Secondly, the project highlights that the daily struggles of Aboriginal single mothers relate to the basic survival of them and their children, and not exclusively to the institutional and systematic causes of poverty that predominates in the literature. It is hoped that the time spent and knowledge shared by these resilient women will offer a springboard for more relevant research in the future that is ultimately driven by those who honour their children and see them as their strength,
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