Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 2004-2013 Summary
This summary is based on the report, “Child and Youth Injury in Saskatchewan 2004-2013” (resource 7-004). It provides information about injury-related deaths and hospitalizations of Saskatchewan children and youth, including the top causes of injury-related hospitalizations and types of injuries.
Protecting the Brain
Fact Sheet, 2000
The brain enables us to do everything that we do – breathe, walk, plan for our futures, and makes us who we are as individuals. It is important to understand how the brain works so we can protect it as best as possible.
Brain Injury Due to Trauma
Fact Sheet, 2000
It is important to educate children and adults alike that the brain controls everything that we do. We must realize that we are who we are because of our brains and that every effort must be made to protect the brain from harm. In order to explain the importance of the brain, it is necessary to understand what happens to the brain when it is injured.
Kookum’s Gift: The Gift of Fire
This is a fire and burn prevention video. Annie Ledoux, an Elder from Mistawasis Reserve in Saskatchewan, who sadly has since passed away, is Kookum (Grandmother in Cree) in the video. While sitting around the campfire, Kookum takes the opportunity to convey to her grandchildren that fire is a spirit that must be respected. The story draws on Annie’s own family experiences with fire and uses vivid imagery to portray the spiritual significance of fire within the Aboriginal culture.SKU: 4-302
Home Safety Tips: 1-4 Years Brochure
This brochure contains home safety information on the common causes of injury for children between one and four years of age. Information is divided by activities around the home including: play time, bath time, sleep time, and meal time. Injury topics include: falls, car seats, drowning, choking, strangulation, poisoning, and burns and scalds.SKU: 4-024