The Anthropology of Navajo History, Health and Belief


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The Anthropology of Navajo History, Health & Belief.
Recent investment in Indigenous health in the United States and Canada responds to raised cancer, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, nervous and mental disorder, and in the case of the Navajos of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, better knowledge of heritable conditions in some Native communities and a host of conditions related to nutrition and ways of living.
Navajo oral tradition refers to a great trek made by ancestors from the north, c.1400 AD, and the Dine language is comprehensible to Dene First Nations speakers of Athabaskan languages of the Tadoule Lake, Manitoba to Great Slave Lake, Alberta region, after centuries of separation. The Slavey First Nation has a story...
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