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DeCourtney CA, Jones K, Meriman M, Heavener N, Branch K. “Establishing a Culturally Sensitive Palliative Care Program in Rural Alaska Native American Communities.” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 2002.
(Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation)

Estus J. “The Helping Hands Program: Helping People Near the End of Life. Mukluk Telegraph, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 5(1): 2002.
(Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation)

Finke B and Bowannie T. “Palliative Care in the Pueblo of Zuni.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(1): 135-143, 2004.

Indian Elder Caregiver. Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico Geriatric Education Center. Quarterly issues.
(University of New Mexico)

Kitzes J. “Emerging Issues in Elder Native American Health Care.” Indian Health Services Provider, 23(10): 143-144, October 1998.
(University of New Mexico)


Alaska Natives & Cancer, 2004. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.


"Who will Cross the River with Me?", an audiocassette. In English and Yup’ik Eskimo. Dillingham AK: Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, 2001.
(Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation)

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.