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  1. Sticky: The body should not be moved until the family has...

    The body should not be moved until the family has been consulted about their particular

    tradition. Special clothing may be brought to dress the body in before it leaves the hospital, or
    the...
  2. Sticky: DIET/FOOD PREFERENCE & PRACTICES Fasting is a...

    DIET/FOOD PREFERENCE & PRACTICES

    Fasting is a traditional part of preparation for rite of passage ceremonies and for spiritual
    discernment. Although a person who is ill should be encouraged to...
  3. Sticky: DIET/FOOD PREFERENCE & PRACTICES Fasting is a...

    DIET/FOOD PREFERENCE & PRACTICES

    Fasting is a traditional part of preparation for rite of passage ceremonies and for spiritual
    discernment. Although a person who is ill should be encouraged to...
  4. Sticky: Smudging with sage, cedar, and sweet grass may be...

    Smudging with sage, cedar, and sweet grass may be desired. To smudge is to spread the
    smoke of burning herbs over a person, space, or object for purification. The smoke carries
    prayers to Creator....
  5. Sticky: Pain Management • Patients may deny their...

    Pain Management

    • Patients may deny their pain, or decide not to talk about it because it is hard to accept that
    their bodies are failing them.

    • Patients may also be afraid of becoming...
  6. Sticky: To Walk in Beauty, a concept from the Navajo...

    To Walk in Beauty, a concept from the Navajo tradition is an important phrase. It is included in prayers as well as using it as an honored phrase in parting. It does not mean that you

    should see...
  7. Sticky: • The Creator’s Spirit is alive and in all things...

    • The Creator’s Spirit is alive and in all things in the universe. Everything that can be seen or
    touched is “alive” with the spirit, or breath. The Creator’s Spirit actively affects human lives
    in...
  8. Sticky: Guidelines for interacting with Native Americans and their families

    This is a must read for everyone. You never know when it might come in handy: http://info.kyha.com/documents/CG-Native_American.pdf


    BACKGROUND & INTRODUCTION
    Health care providers need to...
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