Irvine, Kathryn

Dr. Irvine is an Assistant Professor of the Indigenous Health and Human Services Program at Brandon University in Manitoba. She received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Calgary.

Substance Misuse Among Indigenous Peoples of Canada: The Problem of Inhaling Solvents among the Cree and Blackfoot of Alberta
2011 0-7734-1595-5
This study explores the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples who formerly used solvents and identifies the factors that helped them to stop using. Working from a strengths perspective, this study challenges the how of modern racism in the discourse of the academy and media to develop a compassionate response.