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American Indian doctors today

James N. Beiswenger

American Indian doctors today

by James N. Beiswenger

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Published by INMED Program in Grand Forks, N.D. (Box 173, University Sta., Grand Forks 58202) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Indian physicians -- Biography.,
    • Physicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and compiled by James N. Beiswenger ; assisted by Rhonda L. Hadlock for the Indians Into Medicine Program, School of Medicine, University of North Dakota.
      ContributionsHadlock, Rhonda L., University of North Dakota. School of Medicine. Indians Into Medicine Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR696 .B45 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3249646M
      LC Control Number83166573

      Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples: Interesting book exploring witchcraft in the Americas and the difference between Indian doctors and witches. Wizards and Witches: Good kids' collection of witch stories from world mythology, including Native American lore. Native Knowledge is the National Museum of the American Indian's national initiative to inspire and promote improvement of teaching and learning about American Indians. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Y,M,O,T) This area memorializes one of the last armed efforts of the Northern Plains Indians to preserve their way of life.

        Three-quarters of the Indian-born population in America today arrived in the last 25 years. Like all immigrant groups, Indians have found niches .   I work in a hospital so see A LOT of doctors and Id say about 80 percent are Indian. Most of these people are extremely rude and lack bedside manner. They'll never give a warm greeting, never show sympathy for illness, and seem to have a sense of superiority. On the other hand the white and black doctors almost always walk in the room with a smile and if someone has a tough decision .

      The guide "Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction" developed by the National Congress of American Indians seeks to provide a basic overview of the history and underlying principles of tribal governance. The guide also provides introductory information about tribal governments and American Indian and Alaska Native people today. On the street-facing wall of the American Indian Center is a three-story mural that says “Keep Tobacco Sacred.” It is the heart of Minneapolis’s significant and distinctly urban Native American history. About 2 percent of Minneapolis’s population and percent of Minnesota’s are Native American.


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