January 24, 2011
In Navajo culture, talking about death is thought to bring it about, so it is not discussed. Now health workers are trying to find a comfortable way to begin the conversation.....Read the full article in the New York Times
The vehicle was a poem: "When that time comes, when my last breath leaves me, I choose to die in peace to meet Shi' dy' in" -- the creator. Written in both Navajo and English, it serves to open a discussion about living wills and advance directives.