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Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival among Native Americans / Edition 324

Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival among Native Americans / Edition 324

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ISBN-13: 9780742502550
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Contemporary Native American Communities Series , #6
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Clifford E. Trafzer (Wyandot) is a professor of history and director of Native American Studies at the University of California, Riverside. Diane Weiner is a professional research anthropologist at the American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Removing the Heart of the Choctaw People: Indian Removal from a Native Perspective Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Blood Came from Their Mouths: Tongva and Chumash Responses to the Pandemic of 1801 Chapter 4 Chapter 3: "In the fall of the year we were troubled by some sickness": Typhoid Fever Deaths at Sherman Institute, 1904 Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Blinded with Science: American Indians, the Office of Indian Affairs, and the Federal Campaign against Trachoma, 1924-1927 Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Infant Mortality on the Yakama Indian Reservation, 1914-1964 Chapter 7 Chapter 6: American Indian Views of Public Health Nursing, 1930-1950 Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Interpreting Ideas about Diabetes, Genetics, and Inheritance Chapter 9 Chapter 8: The Embodiment of a Working Identity: Power and Process in Rarámuri Ritual Healing Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Meeting the Challenges of American Indian Diabetes: Anthropological Perspectives on Prevention and Treatment Chapter 11 Chapter 10: Pathways to Health: An American Indian Breast-Cancer Education Project Chapter 12 Chapter 11: Cancer among American Indians and Alaska Natives: Trouble with Numbers Chapter 13 Chapter 12: The Origins of Navajo Youth Gangs Chapter 14 Chapter 13: Helplessness, Hopelessness, and Despair: Identifying the Precursors to Indian Youth Suicide Chapter 15 Chapter 14: Self-Sufficiency and Community Revitalization among American Indians in the Southwest: American Indian Leadership Training

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