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Impact of Assistance Programs on Indigenous Ways of Life in 12 Rural Remote Western Alaska Native Communities: Elder Perspectives Shared in Formative Work for the "Got Neqpiaq?" Project

Explores a study evaluating the perception of Alaska Native elders from the Yukon-Kuskokwim area of Alaska on the efficacy and cultural competence of government assistance programs. Discusses and evaluates a number of programs, such as Head Start, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), among others.
Amanda K. Walch, Kathryn A. Ohle, Kathryn R. Koller, et al.
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 81(1)
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Aging and aging-related services · American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Elderly population · Food security and nutrition · Income support and assistance · Policy · Poverty · Social determinants of health · Alaska