This study analyzed data from a large statewide sample of Native American adolescents throughout California to determine whether participation in cultural practices was associated with stronger ethnic identity.
This paper examines the graduation/dropout crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students using data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
“Frozen in Time”: The Impact of Native American Media Representations on Identity and Self-Understanding
The lack of contemporary representation of Native Americans in the media limits the ways in which Native Americans understand what is possible for themselves and how they see themselves fitting in to contemporary domains (e.g., education and employment) of social life.
Abuse, mastery, and health among lesbian, bisexual, and two-spirit American Indian and Alaska Native women.
American Indian and Alaskan Native participants reported distrubringly high prevalence of both sexual and physical assault, resulting in worse overall mental and physical health.
A community-based treatment for Native American historical trauma: Prospects for evidence-based practice.
One important way for psychologists to bridge evidence-based and culturally sensitive treatment paradigms is to partner with indigenous programs in the exploration of locally determined therapeutic outcomes
Open Access Conducting Research with Tribal Communities: Sovereignty, Ethics, and Data-Sharing Issues
Only tribal nations themselves can identify potential adverse outcomes, and they can do this only if they understand the assumptions and methods of the proposed research.
This study summarizes evidence on the efficacy of community‐based science education to support the proposition for a shift in orientation toward science education from aiming to have students adopt specific epistemologies to supporting students’ navigation of multiple epistemologies.
We examined the prevalence of food insecurity and the association between food insecurity and obesity among American Indians (AIs) and Alaska Natives (ANs) and a comparison group of whites.
The Historical Trauma Response Among Natives and Its Relationship with Substance Abuse: A Lakota Illustration
This article defines and explores historical trauma and historical trauma responses in Natives.
This study aims to understand the previously lived experience of early childbearing among adult Native American women. The findings suggest that the childhood experiences described by participants may be related to the risk for early childbearing.