By Pat Sandiford Grygier
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Additional resources for A Long Way from Home: The Tuberculosis Epidemic among the Inuit
This used to be a major source of infection in babies and children, leading particularly to tuberculosis of the bones, glands, and intestinal tract, though any lesion is capable of spreading into other tissue through the bloodstream or lymphatic channels. 7 Tuberculosis in Canada Once the sources of infection and the ways in which it was spread were known, an epidemiological attack could be made. In the case of bovine TB, the approach was to eradicate infected cattle and to use milk only from tuberculin-tested (TT) cows or pasteurized milk.
Similarly, if a person is sick, it may be that he or she needs a new soul, and hence a new name. Souls are not linked to the sex of the person; each soul is worthy of respect in its own right, whether the body in which it is invested is female or male. So what comes out of the intellect of that person is worthy of respect as the product of a valued soul; and it is important for the group continually to renew the relationships with these valued souls in the kindred by reinvesting them, by naming them in newborn children or people who may be ill and need a new soul, or in admired outsiders who may be adopted into the group.
By 1925, Quebec and Ontario each had eight sanatoria, and there were one or two in each of the other provinces; as well, a number of general hospitals set aside wards for tubercular patients. Canada was a world leader in this aspect of the TB program, as it eventually was in controlling the disease. In 1953, the peak year for the country as a whole, the number of tuberculous patients in sanatoria and hospitals across the country was 17,364. For most patients, the stay in hospital was long - six months to two years.
A Long Way from Home: The Tuberculosis Epidemic among the Inuit by Pat Sandiford Grygier