Book

Chippewa preoccupation with health: change in a traditional attitude resulting from modern health problems

[s.n.]19 (4) • Published In 1953 • Pages: 175-257

By: Ritzenthaler, Robert Eugene.

Abstract
This reprint of a lengthy article is divided into three parts: 1) descriptions of actual practices of preventing and curing sickness, 2) incidence of diseases, especially tuberculosis, and 3) health anxieties among the North American Indians as a whole. Thirteen illustrations and three appendices of mortality records accompany the main text.
Subjects
Morbidity
Mortality
Preventive medicine
Theory of disease
Magical and mental therapy
Shamans and psychotherapists
Medical therapy
Organized ceremonial
culture
Ojibwa
HRAF PubDate
2019
Region
North America
Sub Region
Arctic and Subarctic
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Ethnologist-5
Analyst
Samuel C. Chu
Coverage Date
1941, 1942, 1944 (summers)
Coverage Place
Lac Court Oreilles Reservation, Wisconsin, United States
Notes
by Robert E. Ritzenthaler
Health anxieties among the North American Indians as a whole has been filed in N-03 American Indians File.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-257)
LCCN
54003371
LCSH
Ojibwa Indians