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Socio-cultural factors in health among the Pitjantjatjara / by Annette Hamilton
Bib ID 8166742
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Hamilton, Annette, 1945- author
 
Description [Adelaide] : A.B. James, Government Printer, South Australia, [between 1971 and 1974?] 
17 pages ; 30 cm 
Notes

Reprint of a university level study guide for a course in the ethnography of Australian Aborigines, originally at Macquarie University; covers relevance of cultural beliefs and practices to health problems of Aborigines; describes the present health situation; belief system and causes of illness; traditional medicine; nutrition; health and hygiene; poverty; recommendations for decentralization and health education programmes; fieldwork at Everard Park amongst Janggundjara and Pitjantjatjara.

National Library of Australia copy lacks statement of responsibility; has ownership inscription on title page.

Bibliography: page 17.

Subjects Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Health and hygiene.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Economics - Income - Poverty and low income.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Health - Education and promotion.  |  Health services.  |  Health status - Child health.  |  Health status - Hygiene.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Yankunytjatjara people (C4) (NT SG52-16)  |  Everard Park Station (S.A.)  |  Mimili / Everard Park (SA Central Australia SG53-13)  |  Australian

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