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  • Native American Beliefs

    assumed it was her way of teasing me. Then‚ at the ripe age of twelve I traveled to Michigan to visit my dad for a summer. It was at this time I understood what it meant. As a child I realized I happen to be Native American. That is to say‚ I never grasped the concept of what being Native American was‚ but that is what my parents told me I was. My view on who I was a human being changed that summer in Michigan. It started with a humid day and wind that occasionally blew by to refresh my perspiring

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  • Belief on Pregnancy

    Beliefs concerning dietary practices during pregnancy and lactation. A qualitative study among Iranian women residing in Sweden. Ahlqvist M‚ Wirfält E. Source Maternity Welfare Internal Contract‚ Southwest Health Care Region‚ County Council of Stockholm‚ Sweden. margary.ahlqvist@telia.com Abstract Growing multiculturalism in Sweden challenges health professionals to provide safe and culturally meaningful care. Differences between the health--disease explanatory models of lay persons and health

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  • Beliefs on Pregnancy

    the effect of superstitious beliefs and practices in the Philippines on pregnancy. It explores the role of nurses in caring for culturally diverse Filipino patients and families in a safe and effective way. The paper provides a historical background‚ topic facts‚ impact of the superstitious beliefs on pregnancy‚ nursing responsibilities‚ interventions‚ teachings and cultural impact on pregnancy. The Philippines is a country of many superstitions and beliefs. These practices are handed

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  • Native American Essay: Cultures and Beliefs of Native Americans

    Native American Essay The society of Americans today is unaware of the cultures and beliefs of Native Americans‚ and how complex those cultures are. The creation myth‚ “The Earthdiver” written by the Mono culture‚ and the creation myth‚ “How the World Was Made” written by the Cherokee have similarities and differences that open the eyes of its audiences that are unknowledgeable of the topic. Native American folktales are stories on how certain Native American tribes contributed their beliefs

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  • Native Americans In The North American Colonies

    experiences of the Native Americans and the Africans in the North American colonies during the colonial period differed greatly‚ but were also similar in many ways. The natives were just that‚ natives; they owned land that was taken from them by European settlers who came from a land faraway. The settlers came to the natives’ land‚ and were at a disadvantage because most of their people had died from diseases or hunger whilst crossing the ocean to find a New World. The natives saw how pathetic they

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  • North American Cultural Characteristics

    Based on the examination of the major cultural characteristics of populations in North America prior to European contact‚ these societies were just as advanced as their European counterparts such as Spain. North America‚ an unknown continent to the rest of the world until 1492‚ thrived for centuries on its own with its advancements and discoveries in technology‚ like the irrigation system‚ languages‚ such as Algic‚ and religions created by native people and practiced by countless tribes within the

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  • Native American & Alaska Native Cultural Project

    Cultural Project: Native Americans and Alaska Natives Introduction The outline and presentation for this assignment generally follows the presentations from Giger’s (2009) Application of Assessment and Intervention Techniques to Specific Cultural Groups. There are over 500 Federally Recognized tribes in the U.S.‚ plus some additional tribes recognized by states‚ plus unknown number of smaller unrecognized tribes. Many are also divided into clans and loosely categorized into major groups.

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  • Native American Cultural Assimilation

    Native American Cultural Assimilation from the Colonial Period to the Progressive October 2‚ 2011 Introduction Although the first European settlers in America could not have survived without their assistance‚ it was not long before the Native Americans were viewed as a problem population. They were an obstacle to the expansion plans of the colonial government and the same to the newly formed United States. The Native Americans were dealt with in various ways. During expansion some

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  • The Cultural Dilemma of Native Americans

    | The Cultural Dilemma of Native Americans | | | The Cultural Dilemma of Native Americans In this painting by George Catlin titled “Assinneboine Chief before and after Civilization” it shows a very proud Assinneboine Chief standing straight and proud. His clothing expresses his Indian culture as he is dressed in leggings and shirt made of mountain goat skin‚ and finished with a pictured robe of buffalo hide over his right shoulder. Moccasins covered his feet and his tribal headdress

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    Development 26 September 2014 Cultural Beliefs Traditional practices in Kenya capital of Na Obi pregnant woman can’t eat certain amounts of food. This is because they don’t want to have an oversized baby or encounter problems during deliver the things they don’t eat are bananas or eggs. Usually the mothers of these pregnant woman encounter them on what foods to avoid and the ones to eat. Thousands of woman in Kenya hold these cultural beliefs and practices during pregnancy. African nations woman are

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