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Author: William HeickDavid W PeriGordon M MuellerRobert Walter WhartonEssie ParrishAll authors
Publisher: Mill Valley, Calif. : Film Forms International, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : North American Indian [Other]View all editions and formats
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Shows Essie Parrish, the spiritual head of the Kashia Indian community and the only southwestern Pomo Indian sucking doctor who still practices this ancient form of doctoring. Follows her actions as she performs the essentials of the second and final night of a curing ceremony.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Heick; David W Peri; Gordon M Mueller; Robert Walter Wharton; Essie Parrish; University of California (System). Extension Media Center.; Film Forms International.
OCLC Number: 438246565
Language Note: In the Pomo Indian language.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or players.
"A healing ceremony of the Southwestern Pomo Indians. Second night -- removing the pain. Kashia Reservation near Stewarts Point, California. June 1, 1963"--Opening titles.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
Credits: Photographers, Gordon M. Mueller, William R. Heick ; editor, Gordon M. Mueller.
Performer(s): Piwóya (Essie Parrish).
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Pomo shaman
Responsibility: University of California Extension Media Center ; a film by William Heick and Gordon Mueller ; directed by William R. Heick, David Wayne Peri, Robert Walter Wharton.

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Shows Essie Parrish, the spiritual head of the Kashia Indian community and the only southwestern Pomo Indian sucking doctor who still practices this ancient form of doctoring. Follows her actions as she performs the essentials of the second and final night of a curing ceremony.

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