Working With Indigenous Elders

Native Studies PressSKU: 0131978438

Author:
Ellerby, Jonathan H.
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
71
Publisher:
Native Studies Press
Copyright Data:
2005

Price:
Sale price$30.00

Description

Recommended handbook for health care professionals, educators at all levels, community workers, social workers, and anyone considering working with First Nations Elders. Based on first-hand research conducted in Winnipeg health care facilities where Aboriginal Elders work. Provides direction in the process of requesting a visit or teaching from an Aboriginal Elder, payment issues, qualifications, credentials, hiring, institutional cooperation, and confidentiality and documentation. As well, the handbook describes the various definitions of Elders and Healers from a variety of First Nations cultures such as Ojibwe, Cree, Dene, Dakota, Inuit, and Metis. A valuable reference for anyone considering working with Aboriginal Elders.

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