Social Life And Issues (Contemporary Native American Issues) by Roe W Bubar, Irene S Vernon, Paul Rosier, Walter Echo-Hawk

By Roe W Bubar, Irene S Vernon, Paul Rosier, Walter Echo-Hawk

Examine the social matters confronted via local americans in the context of the genesis of the issues and what efforts were made to handle them. a few of the topics lined comprise healthiness, HIV/AIDS, and violence opposed to women.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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In addition, the Yakamas decided that half of the money collected from fines received from offenders would be used to purchase child safety seats that would go to those individuals who take part in the Maternal Child Health Program. 30 In most non-Native communities, multiple strategies have been implemented as prevention initiatives targeting both seat-belt use and smoking. Laws have been passed on seat-belt use, tickets are issued for non-use, child safety seats are mandatory for young children, national media campaigns have encouraged the use of seat belts, and in some situations criminal charges can be filed for noncompliance when children die because they weren’t wearing seat belts or child restraint seats.

9 per 1,000 among Native Americans age 35 and younger. 50 Educational campaigns are in place in a variety of Native communities to increase prevention efforts. Some of the more promising strategies for reducing the rate of diabetes include: early screening, early treatment, eye and foot examinations, and improved treatment of complications associated with diabetes. The Zuni Wellness Center in New Mexico is a well-known national and international community-based program that promotes wellness and health among the Zunis.

Language must be appropriate for age, gender, and behavior (for example, drug users). Effective HIV/AIDS messages speak the language of the target-group population, as well as the culture in which it is imbedded. Awareness of and incorporation of aspects of culture should not be limited to the development of HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention, and care. It must also be used in the assessment of existing programs and services. Cultural perceptions can be expanded to include an outcome index that is Native in nature.

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