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Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures. They are often defined by their language groups.
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Joslin's Diabetes Mellitus (2005)
Edited by C. Ronald Kahn ... [et Al.]. by Elliott Proctor Joslin, C. Ronald Kahn
An interesting finding among Alaska Natives is that ESRD is more likely to develop in women than men, and women are more likely to die of renal failure. Studies from other populations confirm this finding (202-204). The reason for these high ...
by Pamela R. Stern
American policy toward Alaska Natives was both a reflection of and a reaction to Indian policy in the lower 48 states, swinging between paternalistic attempts at protectionism and efforts to assimilate indigenes to a Euroamerican way of life.
by Linwood H. Cousins
Morethan onethirdof Alaska's prison population is made upof Alaska Natives. The seemingly common denominator between Alaska Natives andthese health outcomesis the highuse of alcoholand other drugs. Working With Alaska Native ...
by Kathleen Hill, Gerald N. Hill
Alaska Natives” include those of Athabascan, Tsimpsian,Tlingit, Haida,Eskimo, and Aleut descent. Many American Indians belong to one of about 560 recognized Indian tribes,bands,pueb- los, and villages, which have tribal governments ...
Encyclopedia of Counseling (2008)
by Frederick T. Leong
Alcohol and Drug Abuse/Dependence The primary mental health challenge among Alaska Natives is alcohol and drug abuse/dependence. Alcohol was introduced to Alaska Natives only 300 years ago. Since then, alcohol and drug abuse ...
by Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves
American Indians/Alaska Natives and eating disorders 19. vosa. Although drastic weight reduction generally leads to amenorrhea, there have been cases in which amenorrhea has occurred prior to weight loss. In many of these cases, the ...
4 Volume Set by Terry Mizrahi, Larry Davis
ÀNANCY MORROW- HOWELL AND LESLIE HASCHE ALASKA NATIVES ABSTRACT: Alaska Natives ...
by James A. Banks
indicate that African Americans, Latinos, American Indian/ Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans/ Pacific Islanders earned nearly 27% of STEM bachelor's degrees in 2008. This is ...
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