Native Americans

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This 10 page paper begins with a brief historical overview of Native American Indians and some of the acts of oppression committed against them. Some statistical data are included in the descriptions and discussions of the culture. The types of Native American social issues a social worker might encounter when working with this population are identified and the need for cultural competence is discussed. The writer also comments on what areas need further research and the ethical principles that must be followed in such research. Bibliography lists 8 sources.