ERIC Number: EJ615525
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Unmasking Dashkayah: Storytelling and HIV Prevention.
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, v9 n2 p53-65 2000
American Indian stories are a form of medicine and can provide a model of how to deal effectively with life's challenges. Several stories are discussed that offer metaphors for living with an incurable condition such as AIDS and that provide a culturally sensitive means of discussing sexuality, high risk behaviors, and prevention. (Contains 25 references.) (SV)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, American Indian Culture, American Indians, Cultural Relevance, Metaphors, Prevention, Story Telling
Journal online at Web site: http://www.uchsc.edu/sm/ncaianmhr/jover1.htm.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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