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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
... they included an overabundance of wheat flour, sugar, salt, and lard that resulted in diet-related ailments such as diabetes, obesity, and tooth decay; or the amount of food was inadequate, and natives suffered from malnutrition. Using testimonies of early explorers and elderly residents of 1930s Oklahoma who...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 January 2011
... industry and casinos. Concomitantly, their rates of diabetes have risen, and their lives cannot always be described as tóhi: “smoothly Review Essay 145 flowing, evenly and moderately paced, fluid and peaceful” (14)—the Chero- kee concept...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 623–645.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Latinos define susto radically different than depression, much like Nahuas defined fright radically different than cowardice. In their study of susto, Megan Lemly and Lori A. Spies ( 2015 ) find that Latinos associate it with another type of illness: type II diabetes. Several symptoms of type II diabetes...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., heart disease, and type 2 diabetes than any other demographic group. Experiments in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States demonstrate that these conditions can be reversed when Indigenous people return to their traditional diets (Björck et al. 2016 ; Lacroix, Cantin, and Nigam 2017...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Walam Olum odyssey should be the subject of another article. But what is germane to our story is the fact that Lilly approached complex problems, from the creation of insulin to combat diabetes to the origins of Indiana’s mounds, through what he called “triangulation.” Lilly had amassed his fortune...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (2): 183–199.
Published: 01 April 2010
... diabetes and obesity.58 Vil- lages like Minto, Fort Yukon, and others are renewing these village garden- ing initiatives to complement their other traditional subsistence activities, with clear implications for increasing the quality and quantity of food that is produced locally, for reducing...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... At the time, the doctors didn’t tell us that she had leukemia. So we figured, if we take her down there, get prayed for, she’ll be OK. And that’s the reason why we went down there” (Yazzie 2008). Although reportedly healed of such things as rheumatism, arthritis, and “sugar diabetes” (Allen Ministries...