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Native American medicine

Author: Tamra Orr
Publisher: Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2014]
Series: Native American life
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Native Americans have an incredibly rich store of knowledge when it comes to using herbs and plants to heal illness, treat injuries, and cure disease. In fact, some of their traditions have found a place in the modern medicines we use today. This book discusses the nature-based approach Native Americans took towards healing. It also examines important figures, such as shamans and medicine men, and explains some of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamra Orr
ISBN: 9781422229736 1422229734
OCLC Number: 828775975
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Medicine men to the rescue --
The Native American philosophy of medicine --
Shamans, medicine men, and other healers --
Using the earth's gifts --
Other healing methods.
Series Title: Native American life
Responsibility: Tamra Orr.

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Native Americans have an incredibly rich store of knowledge when it comes to using herbs and plants to heal illness, treat injuries, and cure disease. In fact, some of their traditions have found a place in the modern medicines we use today. This book discusses the nature-based approach Native Americans took towards healing. It also examines important figures, such as shamans and medicine men, and explains some of the remedies and rituals that were conducted.

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