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Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women

contributions by Notisha Massaquoi; Roxane Tracey; Kristine Maitland; Karen Flynn; Nora Burrell; Charmaine Crawford; Carla R. Ribeiro; Neeta Singh; Heather Simeney MacLeod; Talata Reeves; Judith K. Witherow; Sima Qadeer; Pitche Wasayananung; Anakana Schofield; Rosamond S. King; Marisa Marharaj; Lorraine Thomas; Gitane Williams; Ingrid Rivera; Rolanda C. Kane; Linda Cornwell; Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard; Vera M. Wabegijig; Beldan Sezen; Ingrid Waldron; CiajDiann M. Harris; Farah M. Shroff; Wendy Vincent; Layla Hassan; Crystal E. Wilkinson; Valerie Wood; Dr. Ana Bodnar; Bishakha Chowdhury; Shirley Brozzo; Troy Hunter; Naomi North & Danda Hammadieh, edited by G. Sophie Harding

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Surviving in the Hour of Darkness addresses the health issues - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual - of black women, First Nations women, and other women of colour. The book is a collection of scholarly essays, case studies, personal essays, poetry, and prose written by over 45 contributors. It illustrates, through the voices of many women, that gender, religious, cultural, and class background strongly influence how one experiences illness, how and when one is diagnosed, and how one is treated within the healthcare system. The book also focuses on the need for cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness in the delivery of health services.

Surviving in the Hour of Darkness aims to promote and generate knowledge with and about minority women while identifying key strategies for promoting their health, thus contributing to a broader understanding of how the experience of being a minority woman affects one's health and well-being.

With Contributions By: Byllye Y. Avery Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard Dr. Ana Bodnar Shirley Brozzo Nora Burrell Bishakha Chowdhury LindaCornwell Charmaine Crawford Karen Flynn Randa Hammadieh CiajDiannHarris Layla Hassan Troy Hunter Rolanda C. Kane Rosamond S. King Heather MacLeod Kristine Maitland Marisa Marharaj Notisha Massaquoi Naomi North Sima Qadeer Talata Reeves Carla R. Ribeiro Ingrid Rivera Anakana Schofield Beldan Sezen Farah M. Shroff Neeta Singh Lorraine Thomas Roxane Tracey Wendy Vincent Vera M. Wabegijig Ingrid Waldron Pitche Wasayananung Crystal E. Wilkinson Gitane Williams Judith K. Witherow Valerie Wood

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Notisha Massaquoi

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Roxane Tracey

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Kristine Maitland

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Karen Flynn

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Nora Burrell

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Charmaine Crawford

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Carla R. Ribeiro

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Neeta Singh

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Heather Simeney MacLeod has two previous collections of poetry, My Flesh the Sound of Rain as well as The Burden of Snow. Her poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals and magazines. Her creative nonfiction piece, ÒHow to Discover the Various Uses of Things,Ó was a finalist in the 2011 CBC Literary Awards. Heather is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta in the Department of English and Film Studies.
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Heather Simeney MacLeod has two previous collections of poetry, My Flesh the Sound of Rain as well as The Burden of Snow. Her poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals and magazines. Her creative nonfiction piece, ÒHow to Discover the Various Uses of Things,Ó was a finalist in the 2011 CBC Literary Awards. Heather is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta in the Department of English and Film Studies.
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Heather Simeney MacLeod has two previous collections of poetry, My Flesh the Sound of Rain as well as The Burden of Snow. Her poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals and magazines. Her creative nonfiction piece, ÒHow to Discover the Various Uses of Things,Ó was a finalist in the 2011 CBC Literary Awards. Heather is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta in the Department of English and Film Studies.
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Heather Simeney MacLeod has two previous collections of poetry, My Flesh the Sound of Rain as well as The Burden of Snow. Her poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals and magazines. Her creative nonfiction piece, ÒHow to Discover the Various Uses of Things,Ó was a finalist in the 2011 CBC Literary Awards. Heather is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta in the Department of English and Film Studies.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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