Separate beds : a history of Indian hospitals in Canada, 1920s-1980s /

Separate Beds is the shocking story of Canada's system of segregated health care. Operated by the same bureaucracy that was expanding health care opportunities for most Canadians, the 'Indian Hospitals' were underfunded, understaffed, overcrowded and rife with coercion and medical exp...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lux, Maureen K. (Maureen Katherine), 1956- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Making Indian hospitals
  • Neither law nor treaty
  • Everyone in their place : labour in the Indian hospitals
  • Life and death in an Indian hospital
  • Getting out of the hospital business
  • "The government's eyes were opened" : the treaty right to health care
  • Conclusion.