The links to the right will provide information that may be helpful when determining how to work with a Native American family in a culturally sensitive way regarding end of life decisions.
along with these terms:
This is a list of websites, articles from NNU databases, books, and other recommended resources on the topic of palliative care, end of life, and Native Americans.
|Reference - 1st Floor E76.2.E53 1996||Hoxie, F. E. (1996). Encyclopedia of North American Indians.Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.|
|Reference - 1st Floor E77 .P89 1998||Pritzker, B. (1998). Native Americans : An encyclopedia of history, culture, and peoples.Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO.|
|Reference - 1st Floor BL2525.E53 1988||Lippy, C. H., & Williams, P. W. (1988). Encyclopedia of the American religious experience : Studies of traditions and movements.New York: Scribner.|
|Reference - 1st Floor QH332 .E52 2004||
See section on "brain death" for good definitions and religious and cultural implications