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  • Haring, R. C. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    The use of recreational and commercial tobacco products (nonceremonial or sacred) in North American Indian populations is alarmingly high. A qualitative study based on grounded theory and guided by social work principles ...
  • Natividad, L. L. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    This study explored familial social support use by CHamoru women on Guahan who had been diagnosed with breast cancer. It examined familial social support provided by the nuclear and extended family networks. The phenomenological ...
  • Starks, S.; Vakalahi, H. F. O.; Comer, M. J.; Ortiz-Hendricks, C. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    This article connects the process of healing for women of color and indigenous people with the process of sharing their oral stories. It summarizes lessons learned from a project that facilitated the discussion and processing ...
  • Weaver, H. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    The experience of living in two culturally distinct worlds and striving for healthy living served as the guiding themes in the development of a wellness curriculum for urban Native Americans ages 9-13. Development, ...
  • Duponte, K.; Martin, T.; Mokuau, N.; Paglinawan, L. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    Native Hawaiians in Hawai‘i experience multiple health and social problems and are highly represented in the child welfare system, in particular. There is increasing attention to the argument that some problems derive from ...
  • Hart, M. A. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    This article presents the initial development of one Indigenous research paradigm. The article begins with an overview of worldviews and Indigenous knowledge before addressing how these perspectives have been blinded by ...
  • Teasley, M. L.; Moore, J. A. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-02)
    Increasingly, disasters are affecting large geographical areas that contain diverse populations who experience their aftermath in different ways. Social work case managers can play a critical role in assisting communities ...
  • Ka‘opua, L. S. I.; Tofaeono, J. F.; Park, S.H.; Scanlan, L. M.Y.; Ward, M. E.; Tofaeono, V. W.; Foifua, S. J. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-12)
    This article focuses on development of the psychosocial-cultural components of a breast cancer patient navigation program (PNP) in the medically underserved, albeit culturally-rich Territory of American Samoa. Efforts to ...
  • Durie, M. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-12)
    Professor Sir Mason Durie’s keynote address at the 20th Annual Asia Pacific Social Work Conference “Many voices, many communities, social justice for all”. Auckland, New Zealand, November 2009
  • Morelli, P. T.; Mataira, P. J. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-12)
    Developed in partnership with two ‘aina-based (life-sustaining, land-based) programs on the island of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, the strengths-enhancing evaluation research (SEER) model establishes base-line assumptions from which ...
  • Lum, W.; Sato, S.; Arnsberger, P. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-12)
    The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast the effects of caregiving for Native Hawaiian males, as compared to Asian and Caucasian males, and to determine how these differences affect service use patterns and ...
  • Momper, S. L.; Dennis, M. K.; Reed, B. G. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010-12)
    We utilized eight talking circles to elicit American Indian views of smoking on a U.S. reservation. We report on (1) the historical context of tobacco use among Ojibwe Indians; (2) risk factors that facilitate use: ...
  • Trinidad, A. M.O. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012-02-01)
    Native Hawaiian youth and young adults face an array of issues that limit their understanding of their social context and sense of agency. Additionally, American schooling limits their understanding of their cultural roots. ...
  • Okada, M. V. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012-02-01)
    After over a hundred years of forced assimilation and discriminatory policies, in 2008, the Japanese government finally recognized Ainu as an indigenous people of Japan. These policies eroded the identity and sense of worth ...
  • Haring, R. C.; Freeman, B.; Guiffrida, A. L.; Dennis, M. L. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012-02-01)
    This study investigated why Indigenous youth (Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, American Indians, First Nations, and Alaska Natives) decided to abstain from substance abuse behaviors. The authors used ...
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  • Campbell, E. M.; Smalling, S. E. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013-09)
    Recent studies show the frequency of school bullying has been on the rise (National Center for Education Statistics, 2011) and poses serious health threats to youth development (Nansel, et al., 2001). This study reviews ...
  • Laenui, P. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013-09)
    A paper presented at the Pan Pacific Civil Rights Conference, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, March 2001.
  • Tamburro, A. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013-09)
    Social service providers must support the recovery of Indigenous peoples from the effects of colonization. Therefore, social work educators must help decolonize our profession. Indigenous North Americans, Alaska Natives, ...
  • Fabiyi, O. O.; Oloukoi, J. (Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013-09)
    The paper examines the nature and types of traditional and Indigenous knowledge systems used in the management of ocean (cold) and river (warm) flooding in some selected coastal rural communities in Nigeria. The study ...

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