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ERIC Number: EJ510702
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-6463
Tobacco, Culture, and Health among American Indians: A Historical Review.
Pego, Christina M.; And Others
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v19 n2 p143-64 1995
Explores possible historical and cultural reasons for the high prevalence of contemporary tobacco use among North American Indian populations. Discusses historic ceremonial and medicinal uses of tobacco, contemporary ceremonialism, and clinical observations concerning Indian tobacco use. Recommends that prevention programs promote a return to the distinction between sacred and secular tobacco. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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