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Intergenerational communication & well-being in Aboriginal life

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dc.contributor.advisor Ramp, William
dc.contributor.author Fox, Terri-Lynn
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-17T14:48:53Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-17T14:48:53Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/257
dc.description 218 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm. en
dc.description.abstract This thesis discusses intergenerational communication and well-being in Aboriginal life, using a literature review and research conducted in relation to the Blood people and culture. It addresses issues concerning lack of communication of traditional ways of knowing, teaching, and being. Interviews were used to better understand the dynamics of intergenerational communication and well-being. It is historically know by First Nations communities that the older people of the clan or tribe taught the children from infancy to adolescence. This, unfortunately, is not the case in many First Nations communities today, due to colonization, assimilation, and segregation. It is hoped this research will assist those who wish to develop, implement and enhance future social, educational, and health programs for the well-being of the First Nations child, family and community. The results also suggest ways in which to enhance and foster the value of elders in the community. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science) en
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en
dc.subject Kainah Indians -- Communication en
dc.subject Kainah Indians -- Health and hygiene en
dc.subject Kainah Indians -- Social conditions en
dc.subject Intergenerational communication en
dc.title Intergenerational communication & well-being in Aboriginal life en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science
dc.publisher.department Department of Native American Studies

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