American Indians and chemical dependency

dc.contributor.advisor Daniel C. Robinson
dc.contributor.author White Hat, Cecil
dc.contributor.department Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
dc.date 2018-08-24T18:10:26.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T07:38:56Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T07:38:56Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2003
dc.date.issued 2003-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>As we go into the new millennium, there is renewed hope among American Indians for a better life. However, in viewing the statistics regarding American Indians and chemical dependency, we realize the situation is not improving. In fact, American Indians enter chemical dependency treatment at a disproportionately higher rate than the general population. This study utilizes qualitative research as well as culturally appropriate research methodology to examine how chemical dependency came to the Oyate (people). It will examine the relationship between the unacceptable high rates of alcoholism in Indian Country and federal Indian policy. It will look at the human face of federal Indian policy and how that may have influenced the language, culture, and spirituality of Indigenous Peoples as it relates to chemical dependency. Nascent Indigenous researchers long have pointed out the fact that federal Indian policy influenced the current predicament of the chemically dependent American Indian. This study will offer a theory on the dynamic nature of this relationship, and how it affects Indigenous Peoples.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/rtd/1473/
dc.identifier.articleid 2472
dc.identifier.contextkey 6094373
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-12536
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath rtd/1473
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/68288
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Educational Administration and Supervision
dc.subject.disciplines Public Health
dc.subject.disciplines Rehabilitation and Therapy
dc.subject.disciplines Social and Cultural Anthropology
dc.subject.keywords Educational leadership and policy studies
dc.subject.keywords Education (Educational leadership)
dc.subject.keywords Educational leadership
dc.title American Indians and chemical dependency
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
dspace.entity.type Publication
thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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