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

Kirsis, Lise Klein
September 1996
Arctic Anthropology;1996, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p62
Academic Journal
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.


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