By Patricia Hill, Juliene Lipson, Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

Texas Women's Univ., Dallas. entire resource of culturally appropriate details for these supplying prone to immigrant and minority ladies. meant to alert the supplier to power difficulties encountered at sure developmental phases or while facing delicate subject matters. Softcover. DNLM: Transcultural Nursing--methods.

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The Great Lakes and other woodland tribes harvested rice and hunted. The O’odham and other desert people used natural rivers to develop sophisticated irrigation techniques. S. ps 8/12/02 2:54 PM Page 29 Copyright © 2003 by F. A. Davis. for federal treaty rights that promised education, health care, employment, housing, and continued protection; many of these promises were broken. Since the early colonial period, treaties have recognized tribes as individual nations with unique constitutions and governments.

Doing so may require taking extra time to listen to their voiced concerns about their illness, providing clear explanations as to why certain questions were asked and why a certain course of treatment or medical procedure was decided on. Demonstrating concern for the client’s needs and well being by setting followup appointments and referrals as indicated will also be effective. The Physical Examination Modesty and Touching There are no cultural restraints against male providers caring for females.

C. ps 8/12/02 2:54 PM Page 28 Copyright © 2003 by F. A. Davis. CHAPTER 3 American Indians and Alaska Natives LILLIAN TOM-ORME, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN INTRODUCTION Who are the American Indian and Alaska Native People? S. ” The word “Aboriginal” is used in the Canadian Census to include different tribes in Canada, the largest number of people designating themselves as North American Indian. Although most examples in this chapter are of Navajo or Diné people, because of the author’s membership in this tribal nation, lack of other tribal examples in no way means lack of importance, and some require approval for use of the name.

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