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Cultural_Nursing Case Study

Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition

Copyright © 2013 F.A. Davis Company

American Indians
Alaskan Natives (AI/ANs)

Larry Purnell, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

 

Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition

Copyright © 2013 F.A. Davis Company

Overview/Heritage

  • The amount of Indian blood necessary to be considered a tribal member varies among the tribes—¼ to be a Navajo, which is the largest tribe in the United States and live in the Southwest
  • 556 different tribes in the United States and Canada
  • Each tribe unique but share similar views regarding cosmology, medicine, and family organization

 

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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition

Copyright © 2013 F.A. Davis Company

Overview Heritage

  • Forced migration by the United States government
  • Life on MOST reservations is hard with high poverty and high unemployment although a few have significant money due to oil, land leases, gambling casinos, etc.
  • Children were taken from them and placed in “White Man’s Schools”

 

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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition

Copyright © 2013 F.A. Davis Company

AI/AN Cultural Values

  • Group, clan, or tribal emphasis
  • Present oriented
  • Time is always with us
  • Age
  • Cooperation
  • Harmony with nature
  • Giving/sharing

 

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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition

Copyright © 2013 F.A. Davis Company

AI/AN Cultural Values

  • Pragmatic
  • Mythology
  • Patience
  • Mystical
  • Shame
  • Permissiveness
  • Extended family and clan