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“It has been quite remarkable over the past 18 years to see how much capacity has developed within UNSM. Their ability to do survey research is impressive.” - Dr. Fred C. Wein PhD, MA, BA. Dalhousie University
RHS Questionnaire Themes

The three RHS national survey instruments address a comprehensive range of health status, wellness and health determinant measures. Here are the themes we questioned about.

RHS Cultural Framework: Indigenous Intelligence

Indigenous Intelligence. Have We Lost Our Indigenous Mind? Learn more here.

RHS Code of Research Ethics

In 1996, the Assembly of First Nations Chiefs Committee on Health mandated that a First Nations health survey be implemented every four years across Canada. Learn about the result here.

FNIRHS 1997 Final Report

Explore the final report of the RHS's 1997 pilot program.

FNIRHS 1997 Synthesis Report

A Synthesis of the National and Regional Reports

RHS 2002/03: Quick Facts

This booklet highlights results from the First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS) 2002/03 National Report.

RHS 2002/03: Results for Adults, Youth, and Children Living in First Nations Communities

Explore results from RHS 2002/03.

Harvard Independent Review on RHS 2002/03

Read the independent review of the RHS 2002/2003 prepared by the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.

RHS 2002/03 Child Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2002/03 Child Questionnaire

RHS 2002/03 Youth Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2002/03 Youth Questionnaire

RHS 2002/03 Adult Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2002/03 Adult Questionnaire

RHS Phase 2 (2008/10): National Report on Adults, Youth and Children Living in First Nations Communities

Explore the national results of RHS Phase 2 (2008/10)

RHS 2008/10 Community Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2008/10 Community Questionnaire

RHS 2008/10 Child Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2008/10 Child Questionnaire

RHS 2008/10 Youth Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2008/10 Youth Questionnaire

RHS 2008/10 Adult Questionnaire

Explore our RHS 2008/10 Adult Questionnaire.

2015–16 First Nations Regional Health Survey V2.0

This report presents an overview of descriptive analyses from the 2015–16 First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS), carried out on Mi’kmaq communities of Nova Scotia .

First Nations data sovereignty in Canada

Drawing on historical and contemporary sources, this paper provides an overview of First Nations perspectives on efforts within the Canadian context to identify First Nations individuals, communities, and Nations in official statistics and other data and ongoing First Nations assertion of data sovereignty.

FREEES: Committed to collecting – and protecting – information about First Nation people

FNIGC is a pioneer in not only collecting First Nations information, but protecting it as well. Learn how!