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Author Prussing, Erica, 1968-

Title White man's water : the politics of sobriety in a Native American community / Erica Prussing
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 272 pages) : illustrations, map
Series First peoples: new directions in indigenous studies
First peoples (2010)
Contents Introduction : Sobriety and Subjectivity in Local Worlds -- Understanding Alcohol in Cultural Context. Misrecognizing Local Moral Worlds ; Contextualizing "White Man's Water" -- Women's Narratives : Social Positioning, Subjectivity, and Sobriety. Becoming a Person ; Family Lives and Gendered Experience ; Narratives of Sobriety: Reconfiguring the Empty Center -- Challenges and Possibilities for "Culturally Appropriate" Alcohol Services. Reservation Health Care and the Politics of Local Control ; Concluding Thoughts -- Epilogue 1 : Stephanie Timber -- Epilogue 2 : B.A. Brown
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cheyenne Indians -- Alcohol use -- Montana -- Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
Cheyenne Indians -- Counseling of -- Montana -- Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
Cheyenne Indians -- Rehabilitation -- Montana -- Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011007999
ISBN 0816502323 (electronic bk.)
9780816502325 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)