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Native American Communities on Health and Disability

A Borderland Dialogues

  • Authors
  • Lavonna L. Lovern
  • Carol Locust
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 1-9
  3. Western Academic Voices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-13
    2. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 15-32
    3. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 33-55
    4. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 57-72
  4. Native American Voices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-75
    2. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 77-93
    3. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 95-111
    4. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 113-142
    5. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 143-167
    6. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 169-200
  5. “Don’t Try on it No More”

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-203
    2. Lavonna L. Lovern, Carol Locust
      Pages 205-222
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-242

About this book

Introduction

This volume examines concepts of disability and wellness in Native American communities, prominently featuring the life's work of Dr. Carol Locust. Authors Locust and Lovern confront the difficulties of translating not only words but also entire concepts between Western and Indigenous cultures, and by increasing the cultural competency of those unfamiliar with Native American ways of being are able to bring readers from both cultures into a more equal dialogue. The three sections contained herein focus on intercultural translation; dialogues with Native American community members; and finally a discussion of being in the world gently as caregivers.

Keywords

dialogue disability ethics health manners wellness

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