Counseling the Inupiat Eskimo
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Current research indicates that in order to counsel a group of people different from the mainstream, it is important to understand their unique worldview. This book defines the worldview of personal well-being for the Inupiat Eskimo in order to establish guidelines for counseling strategies. Strategies are based on the wisdom of village elders, who define personal well-being in order to help others develop counseling practices that can bridge contemporary problems with the traditions and customs of the Inupiat culture. The Inupiat define well-being by sharing Inupiat words and their meanings in relation to well-being. In their worldview, the way one thinks and acts can have an effect on…
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 5/30/1999
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.27" long x 0.75" tall
|Inupiat Descriptions and Words for Personal Well-Being|
|The Effect of Thinking and Proper Conduct on One's Personal Well-Being|
|Taking Responsibility for One's Well-Being|
|Sociological Factors Effecting Well-Being|
|Who Are the Healers from the Village?|
|What Every Counselor Should Know|
|Strategies to Help the Inpuiat People|
|Beliefs About the Environment|
|The Importance of Sharing|
|Beliefs About the Whale|
|The Inupiat Ilitqusiat Value System|
|Map of Alaska|