Table 3

Contextual description of four cases

CasesCommunity 1Community 2Community 3Community 4
Population403351902558855
Geographical characteristics
  •  Inland

  •  Southern

  •  Coastal

  •  Northern

  •  Relocated

  •  Coastal

  •  Southern

  •  Inland

  •  Southern

  •  Relocated

Cultural characteristics
  •  Traditionally live on hunting, trapping and fishing

  •  Home of Largest Fresh Water Lake in Quebec, strong attachment to the lands

  •  Traditionally live on hunting, trapping and fishing

  •  Biggest Cree community located on the shore of a river

  •  Traditionally live on hunting, trapping and fishing

  •  Oldest Cree community in the James Bay and an important historical site

  •  Traditionally live on hunting, trapping and fishing

  •  Maintain a harmonious relationship in and around a lake which has plenty of fish

Health and oral healthcare servicesCMC, dental clinic within CMCRegional hospital and CMC, Dental clinic within regional hospitalCMC, dental clinic within CMCCMC, dental clinic within CMC
Dental clinic characteristics
Clinic environmentRenovatedNot renovatedNot renovatedRenovated
Total no of hygiene and operating rooms8423
No of dentists3211
No of dental hygienists2211
No of dental assistants3311
No of dental secretaries2211
No of dental consultation (2018–19)374523201623359
  • CMC, Community Miyupimaatisiiun Centre.