The Story of Rose Swallow of Chisasibi: Rose Swallow Odibaajimowin Imaa Chisaasibiing


A Story from The Sweet Bloods of Eeyou Istchee: Stories of Diabetes and the James Bay Cree.  Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (,



When Rose was in high school, she saw a girl in the bathroom injecting a needle into her leg. A heroin addict, she thought, right here in my school! But then she learned about a new disease creeping into her community. A retrospective on diabetes in Eeyou Istchee (James Bay, Quebec).