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Samoan Medical Belief and Practice (Anthropology)

by Cluny Macpherson

  • 48 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8162035M
    ISBN 100824831330
    ISBN 109780824831332
    OCLC/WorldCa82951932

    finding Samoan language books, videos, DVDs, music etc. RELIGION Profile Religion is important to most Samoa-born people with elders playing an important role in encouraging attendance at church each Sunday. Traditionally it was important to dress in white to attend church, but now any colours are acceptable, but jeans or t-shirts are not. Samoan Culture & Healthcare Polynesians first settled in the Samoan islands around B.C. Towards end of 19th century, conflicting interests of the U.S., Britian, and Germany resulted in a treaty the gave islands west of degrees West to the U.S. and the rest to Germany New.

    The Samoan traditional religion was very much associated with the social structure of the society. Lowell D Holmes in his book, ‘The Stability and Change in a Samoan Village, ’ reported that one early observer of the cultural scene maintained that while other Polynesians worshipped deities, the Samoans worshipped their own political structure. Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean. In the early s, about 70 percent of the total population of Polynesia resided in Hawaii.

    Influences of Samoan culture on adherence and nonadherence. Patients and providers agreed that Samoan cultural beliefs affected medication adherence. Patients characterized Samoan cultural beliefs as adherence to self-care and doctors' advice for the sake of, or to honor family, and in respect for God.   Click on the article title to read more.


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Samoan Medical Belief and Practice (Anthropology) by Cluny Macpherson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the first comprehensive study of Samoan medicine. Cluny and La‘avasa Macpherson have carried out intensive investigation into the practice and beliefs of contemporary indigenous healers, or fofo, in Western Samoa to produce a fascinating and thoughtful study.

They explain convincingly why traditional Samoan medicine and its skilled practitioners continue to flourish Cited by: "This is the first comprehensive study of Samoan music.

Cluny and La'avasa Macpherson have carried out intensive investigation into the practice and beliefs of contemporary indigenous healers, or fofố, in Western Samoa to produce a fascinating and throughful study. They explain convincingly why traditional Samoan medicine and its skilled practitioners continue to flourish alongside Western.

This is an account of the medical beliefs and practices which Samoans call Samoan medicine and believe to be indigenous. Our interests in Samoan medical belief and practice developed independently and in very different circumstances.

La'avasa grew up with her grandparents in a village in beautiful but remote Fagaloa Bay in Western Samoa. Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Macpherson, Cluny. Samoan medical belief and practice.

Auckland: Auckland University Press ; [New York]: Distributed outside New Zealand by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Macpherson, Cluny. Samoan medical belief and practice. This is the first comprehensive study of Samoan medicine. Cluny and La‘avasa Macpherson have carried out intensive investigation into the practice and beliefs of contemporary indigenous healers, or fofo, in Western Samoa to produce a fascinating and thoughtful study.

They explain convincingly why traditional Samoan medicine and its skilled practitioners continue to flourish alongside Western. Samoan Medical Belief and Practice by Cluny MacPherson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Samoan Medical Belief and Practice: Cluny MacPherson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(1). Review of Samoan Medical Belief and Practice, by Cluny Macpherson and La'avasa Macpherson. Samoan Medical Belief and Practice by La'avasa MacPherson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

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Aflague. out of 5 stars Reviews: 4. Samoan Medical Beliefs and Practices, Meleisea, M. Lagaga: A Short History of Western Samoa, Change and Adaptations in Western Samoa, This is the first comprehensive study of Samoan medicine. Cluny and La avasa Macpherson have carried out intensive investigation into the practice and beliefs of contemporary indigenous healers, or fofo, in Western Samoa to produce a fascinating and thoughtful study.

They explain convincingly why traditional Samoan medicine and its skilled practitioners continue to flourish alongside Western 4/5(1). Get this from a library. Samoan medical belief and practice.

[Cluny Macpherson; La'avasa Macpherson] -- "This is the first comprehensive study of Samoan medicine. Cluny and La'avasa Macpherson have carried out intensive investigation into the practice and beliefs of contemporary indigenous healers, or.

In Australia, Samoan women could be asked if they would like a hot water bottle to replace this procedure. Once postnatal procedures are complete, a woman may be given a bowl of sago cooked in coconut cream and flavoured with lemon leaves.

According to Samoan practice, a woman should rest for a month after her first delivery. Traditional Health Beliefs: Values of Other Pacific Islanders Pacific Islanders share many of the same values as Native Hawaiians. For example, the Micronesian model closely follows the Native Hawaiian paradigm in that “family” can refer to multiple uncles and aunts, adopted brothers and sisters, and innumerable cousins (Palafox & Warren A.

MACPHERSON, Cluny and Laavasa: Samoan Medical Belief and Practice. Auck land: University of Auckland Press,pp. Malama Meleisea University of Auckland This book provides an informed description and perceptive analysis of a subject about which a great deal of nonsense is talked nowadays in the context of alternative.

book is purely anecdotal and is intended to serve as a reference guide to the commonly used medicinal plants in Samoa. This reference guide is not meant to replace the care and information you receive from your doctor or health care professionals nor is it to be used for self-treatment of chronic or acute medical conditions.

FOREWARD. Samoan medical belief & practice by Cluny MacPherson & La'avasa MacPherson. Dewey Number: MAC. Publication Date: The Samoa Islands: An outline of a monograph with particular consideration of German Samoa: Find contemporary & historical Māori and Pacific Islands books.

Manukau Institute of Technology Library. CAM use may not always reflect negative attitudes towards conventional medical treatment, but rather an inclination towards self-care, 7, 13, 19 holistic treatment, 7, 19 or a desire for therapy compatible with cultural beliefs. 6, 19 In a study of 1, Samoans residing in American Samoa, Hawai‘i or Los Angeles, 41% had previously sought.

The purpose of this paper is to describe Samoan folk knowledge of mental disorders and to examine how this body of knowledge articulates with other aspects of Samoan culture and society.

Samoan folk knowledge provides descriptions of mental disorders and propositions about the causes and treatment of. Religion in Samoa encompasses a range of groups, but 98% of the population of Samoa is following is a distribution of Christian groups as of (the most recent census available): Congregational Christian (32 percent), Roman Catholic (19 percent), LDS (15 percent), Methodist (14 percent), Assemblies of God (8 percent) and Seventh-day Adventist (4 percent).

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link).Review of Samoan Medical Belief and Practice, by Cluny Macpherson and La'avasa Macpherson: Authors: Lindstrom, Lamont: LC Subject Headings: Oceania -- Periodicals.

Date Issued: Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press Center for Pacific Islands Studies: Citation: Lindstrom, Lamont. Eyes of the Owl - Used Books since SAMOAN MEDICAL BELIEF AND PRACTICE by C.

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