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Author Lovern, Lavonna, 1962-
Title Native American communities on health and disability : a borderland dialogue / Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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 Book Stacks  RA448.5.I5 L68 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 242 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Edition First edition.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Western academic voices -- 1. Issues of translation : foundational concepts of translation -- 2. A few commonalities of connectivity, energies and ethics -- 3. Manners, humor and silence -- II. Native American voices -- 4. Native American beliefs concerning health and unwellness -- 5. Traditional beliefs about disabilities -- 6. Yaqui beliefs of wellness and unwellness -- 7. Hopi beliefs of wellness and unwellness -- 8. The San Carlos Apache beliefs of wellness and unwellness -- III. "Don't try on it no more" -- 9. Traditional ways of wellness -- Note regarding the appendix information -- Appendix A : A brief guide to some Native American beliefs and cultural characteristics -- Appendix B : A brief reminder of ideas for those working in Native American medicine -- Appendix C : "Don't try on it no more" : the use of silence in Native American languages -- Appendix D : Additional reading.
ISBN 9781137308603 (alk. paper)
1137308605 (alk. paper)
Subject Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- History.
Indians of North America -- Medical care -- History.
Indians of North America -- Diseases.
Alt Author Locust, Carol.

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