TITLE

`She taught us how to be': The cultural construction of birth and midwifery among the Koyukon

AUTHOR(S)
Kirsis, Lise Klein
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;1996, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the native American Koyukon Athabaskan construction of the birth event and midwifery in the early historic period in Alaska. Total birth framework in Koyukon culture; Practices of birthing and midwifery; Goal of the birth framework; Position of Koyukon midwives in the Koyukon society.
ACCESSION #
9712061815

 

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