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Native American communities on health and disability : a borderland dialogue

Author: Lavonna Lovern; Carol Locust
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This volume offers a unique and real dialogue between Western/Academic and Native American/Indigenous voices on the concepts of disability and wellness.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lavonna Lovern; Carol Locust
ISBN: 9781137308603 1137308605
OCLC Number: 819275480
Description: vi, 242 pages ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust.

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