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By Stephen J. Kunitz

In response to interviews with greater than 1000 Navajo Indian women and men, this ebook examines the institutions among youth reviews and behaviour and the improvement of alcohol dependence in maturity. simply because Navajo existence has replaced markedly during the last generations, it additionally examines the position of urbanization and common tuition in reshaping Navajo adolescence and considers the results for altering styles of alcohol use in maturity. moreover the booklet explores quite a lot of well timed concerns corresponding to family violence, elements linked to resistance to alcohol abuse in addition to remission and restoration, the remedy and prevention of alcohol dependence, and the consequences of pursuing both population-based preventive interventions or interventions focussed on excessive possibility participants or teams.

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In these two rural districts, more than half of the income came from livestock, while in the other districts only about one-third came from livestock. District 1 had the highest level of per capita livestock holdings on the reservation. Nevertheless, the income from livestock was no greater than in the two districts containing the agency towns and was below the level of Districts 9 and 13. According to Kunitz (1983:35-36), "The population density of the eastern side of the reservation was higher than that in the west, and the people were more involved in the wage economy and in commercial livestock and agricultural pursuits.

Our older respondents, Patterns of Alcohol Use 35 recalling events across the decades, expressed a view that is consistent with Topper's, although a significant minority expressed at least tacit approval of moderate drinking in certain social settings, particularly the "house party" and the group drinking of older men. Controlled drinking by the wealthy and by older men regardless of social standing was approved by many. All drinking by Navajos before 1953 was illegal by federal fiat so that there was some risk wherever drinking occurred.

Of the two agency towns, Tuba City grew much more than Shiprock-59% and 11 % respectively. There was considerable variation among individual rural chapters. Overall, population increased in the western rural areas by 17% but decreased by 13% in the east. In 1960, 5% or less of the Native-American population in each county lived in border towns. By 1990, over 20% of the Native-American population in each county lived in border towns. In sum, the two counties are similar in the overall growth curves for the Native-American populations and the proportion of Native Americans residing in border towns and agency centers.

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