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The Nutrient Value of Alaska Native Foods was compiled by Elizabeth Nobmann, MPH, RD and revised in October 1993.


The PubMed Basics brochure is produced by the National Library of Medicine and customized with permission for AML clients. Please feel free to reproduce this brochure as necessary.


The following book can be purchased from the Alaska Medical Library:

"The Health of the Inuit of North America: A bibliography from the earliest times through 1990" was compiled under the direction of Dr. Robert Fortuine and librarians at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This comprehensive volume has 2,742 citations including books, book chapters, monographs, proceedings, articles, abstracts, personal accounts, published letters, editorials, research reports, and limited unpublished writings. A classified listing indexed by author and subject includes community names. This bibliography was originally published by Arctic Medical Research, Volume 52, Supplement 8, 1993.

98 classifications include:

environment and health, studies on the healthy individual, health surveys and vital statistics, health programs and services, health manpower and training, specific infectious and parasitic diseases, neoplasms, endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases, diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, mental and addictive disorders, diseases of the nervous system and sense organs, diseases of the circulatory system, diseases of the respiratory system, pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium, congenital anomalies and hereditary diseases, injury and poisoning, and general health.

Covers the Inuit as defined by the 1977 Inuit Circumpolar Conference and includes in Canada the Inuit of Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, Nouveau Quebec, and Labrador and in Alaska the Inupiat, Central Yup'ik, Siberian Yup'ik, Alutiiq-speaking people of Kodiak Island and the North Pacific Rim, and Aleut.

To order, send your check, money order, or purchase order payable to Alaska Medical Library to the Consortium Library, AML, 3211 Providence Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508. If you have questions, please contact us.


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($30.00 U.S. - plus $4.50 shipping in U.S., $5.50 elsewhere - U.S. dollars only)

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