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Social Norms – Etiquette • If someone dies in the Hogan, it shall be burned or never dwelled in again. • Prolonged eye contact is disrespectful • Pointing is considered insulting • Marriages are arranged

• Resources • Sheep • Cattle • Wool • Yarn • Jewelry • Pottery

Developed as a Final Project for Cultural and Spiritual Considerations in Nursing
King College RN to BSN Program
Professor Dr Phyllis du Mont

Jimmy T. Davis
Summer/2012

The Navajo Nation

Customs

• Nomads • Weaving • Burial Rituals • Hogans

Dietary Guidelines • All foods consumed must come primarily from nature. • Meats: Elk, antelope, rabbits, rats,

Health • Diabetes Mellitus • Reproductive-Organ Cancer • Alcoholism • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency(SCID)

Street Address
Suite 555
City, State 55555 www.webaddress.com E: email@address.com
P: 555-555-5555
M: 555-555-5555
F: 555-555-5555

Company Name Here

Religious Influences • Believes humans are related to 4 legged animals, birds, and the land. Worship is based on Mother Earth & Father Sky.

Cultural Differences • Very family oriented • Spiritual healers used rather than medicine

Cultural Differences - Decision Making • Marriages are arranged • The Hogan is burned if death occurs inside of it, or struck by lightning.

Extended Family • The entire nuclear family lives in same Hogan. • All arranged marriages are moved into nuclear family.

Time • Present-Time Oriented

Gestures…...

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