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The effects of some earlier federal treaties, policies and claims settlements on American Indian health: a historical view.

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Section A Chapter II in Health of Alaskan Natives by the Arctic Health Research Center. 295 p.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1972
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Author
Fison, Susan
Source
Section A Chapter II in Health of Alaskan Natives by the Arctic Health Research Center. 295 p.
Date
1972
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
File Size
28563809
Keywords
Alaska
Indians of North America
History
Health care
Navajo
Klamath
Osage
Menominee
Tyonek
Notes
Alternative chapter title: Results of Earlier Claims Settlement on Indian Health - a Literature Review.
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The gene for severe combined immunodeficiency disease in Athabascan-speaking Native Americans is located on chromosome 10p

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American Journal of Human Genetics. 1998 Jan;62(1):136-144
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-1998
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Author
Li, L
Drayna, D
Hu, D
Hayward, A
Gahagan, S
Pabst, H
Cowan, MJ
Author Affiliation
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco
National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders, NIH
Department of Pediatrics, Tuba City Indian Health Services, Tuba City, AZ
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Source
American Journal of Human Genetics. 1998 Jan;62(1):136-144
Date
Jan-1998
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Allele-association analysis
APACHE
Athabascan-speaking Native Americans
Autosomal recessive transmission
Genotyping
Heterogeneous genetic disorders
Linkage analysis
Linkage-disequilibrium analysis
Navajo
Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID)
Abstract
Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID) consists of a group of heterogeneous genetic disorders. The most severe phenotype, T2B2 SCID, is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized by a profound deficiency of both T cell and B cell immunity. There is a uniquely high frequency of T2B2 SCID among Athabascan-speaking Native Americans (A-SCID). To localize the A-SCID gene, we conducted a genomewide search, using linkage analysis of ?300 microsatellite markers in 14 affected Athabascan-speaking Native American families. We obtained conclusive evidence for linkage of the A-SCID locus to markers on chromosome10p. The maximum pairwise LOD scores 4.53 and 4.60 were obtained from two adjacent markers, D10S191 and D10S1653, respectively, at a recombination fraction of v 5 .00. Recombination events placed the gene in an interval of ?6.5 cM flanked by D10S1664 and D10S674. Multipoint analysis positioned the gene for the A-SCID phenotype between D10S191 and D10S1653, with a peak LOD score of 5.10 at D10S191. Strong linkage disequilibrium was found in five linked markers spanning ?6.5 cM in the candidate region, suggesting a founder effect with an ancestral mutation that occurred sometime before 1300 A.D.
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Ghost illness: A cross-cultural experience with the expression of a non-Western tradition in clinical practice

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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2(2):6-26
Publication Type
Article
Date
1988
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Author
Putsch, R.W.
Source
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2(2):6-26
Date
1988
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Bereavement
Death and dying
Dreams
Ghost illness
Hallucinations
Hmong
Navajo
Salish tradition
Treatment
Abstract
Ethnocentric beliefs and attributes of illness, etiology, and death are discussed in patients from three different cultures - Navajo, Salish, and Hrnong. The cases illustrate the role of the dead in concerns and fears related to illness, depression and suicidal behavior. These issues are presented in the broader context of human experience with death and dying represented in the medical and anthropologic literature. Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to special beliefs are illustrated.
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The Role of Dance in a Navajo Healing Ceremonial

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"Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing" pages 135-49
Date
2004
Author
Francis, Sandra T.
Author Affiliation
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Source
"Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing" pages 135-49
Date
2004
Keywords
Navajo; healing ceremonials; dance; Nightway ceremony
Abstract
The author explores the role dance plays in making people well as a cultural anthropologist, registered nurse, and dancer. The article inquires into dance content and function through labanotation scores and information gleaned through field interviews, films, sacred texts and anthropological literature.
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