Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival among Native Americans (Contemporary Native American Communities)
- Publish Date: 2001-03-07
- Binding: Paperback
This volume examines the ways people from a multitude of indigenous communities think about and practice health care, within historical and sociocultural contexts. It explores diseases such as cancer, diabetes and Nativeidentified problems, it also covers historical and cultural experiences such as assimilation, poverty and federal and state policies and initiatives. The book also looks at applied solutions that are based in community perogatives and worldviews, whether indigenous, Christian, biomedical or all three.