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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

A Salish Feast: Ancient Roots and Modern Applications

June 11, 2019

The knowledge traditions of Salish country are neither old fashioned nor out of date. Indeed, this body of knowledge collected in the people, stories, songs, and the land has the most modern application: prevention and treatment of chronic diseases that now afflict growing numbers of native peoples as well as non- natives living in Salish country. We use “Salish country” to identify a region of coastal northwest United States and southwest Canada and parts of their interior where peoples as similar and different as the Wuikinuxv, Wenatchee, Semiamoo, Skagit, Quinault, Clatsop, and Siletz live. What these peoples and their immediate neighbors share are rivers and other water pathways connecting them and languages rooted in what the linguists call Salish. These connections fostered cultural ties that have existed over the millenia and to the present day.

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The Political Status of Native Americans in the U.S. System

June 11, 2019

There are 177 independent, self-governing states in the world today. One hundred twenty of these states became independent in the last thirty years. States like Vanuatu and Nauru in the Pacific, Nevis-St. Kitts in the Caribbean and Belize in Central America are among those which became independent in only the last ten years.

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Standard Acupuncture Nomenclature

April 10, 2019

A brief explanation of 361 Classical Acupuncture Point Names and their multilingual Comparative List. International academic exchange on acupuncture has increased with its widespread development and use in the world….

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Toward the Early Recognition of Psychosis Among Spanish-Speaking Adults on Both Sides of the U.S.–Mexico Border

September 03, 2018

Lack of knowledge about psychosis, a condition oftentimes associated with serious mental illness, may contribute to disparities in mental health service use. Psychoeducational interventions aimed at improving psychosis literacy have…

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Uptake of Depression Treatment Recommendations Among Latino Primary Care Patients

September 03, 2018
Categories: Scholastic Paper,

Background: Primary care providers (PCP) are the entry point for public sector depression treatment for many Latino patients. However, many Latino patients do not initiate their PCPs’ recommended treatment, which…

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Working Together to Solve Disparities: Latina/o Parents’ Contributions to the Adaptation of a Preventive Intervention for Childhood Conduct Problems

September 03, 2018

Left untreated, conduct problems can have significant and long-lasting negative effects on children’s development. Despite the existence of many effective interventions, U.S. Latina/o children are less likely to access or…

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An Innovative Community-Oriented Approach to Prevention and Early Intervention With Refugees in the United States

September 03, 2018
Categories: Scholastic Paper,

Thousands of refugees from around the world resettle in the United States every year. Many refugees suffer from mental health disorders as a result of experiences living in or escaping…

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The Case for Categorizing Anti-Indian Groups as Hate Groups

August 08, 2018

In 2000, the Montana Human Rights Network issued its groundbreaking report Drumming Up Resentment: The Anti-Indian Movement in Montana. The report provided the first in-depth analysis of the movement, groups,…

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Sengwer Presentation – COP21 PARIS

May 21, 2018

Securing Our Rights To Live, Govern, Manage And Own Our Ancestral Lands In Embobut Forest Is A Solution To Climate Change – Not Evictions

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293 Mitchel Memo 76 1

May 14, 2018
Categories: Memorandum,

This memorandum it wants to incrementally reduce flows of treaty funds to Indian government as they engage “in the management of Federal resources” and to get “Indians to leave the reservations.”

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