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The dancing healers : a doctor's journey of healing with native Americans

Author: Carl A Hammerschlag
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1989. ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harper & Row paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The story of a 26-year-old, newly minted doctor from Brooklyn who joins the Indian Health Service to begin a 20-year odyssey that transforms a young physician into a healer. Along the way he realizes that the genius of Western medicine can effectively treat some conditions but not others, and that there are many different ways to heal. His experiences force him to confront his old certainties about how people get  Read more...
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Hammerschlag, Carl A.
Dancing healers.
San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1988
(OCoLC)568758874
Named Person: Carl A Hammerschlag; Carl A Hammerschlag
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl A Hammerschlag
ISBN: 0062503944 9780062503947 0062503952 9780062503954
OCLC Number: 17233607
Description: 170 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Santiago's dance --
Basil --
Herbert --
Proud Mary --
Milton and Erich --
The church of Father Peyote --
Delbert and Billy : two peyote stories --
Jolene --
Sam Old Dog and Hector : two outsiders --
Twin Boy and the tomato lady : two tales of witchcraft --
A kidnapping and Page : children --
Popeye and Soloho --
Healing --
The sun dance --
Bear Butte.
Responsibility: Carl A. Hammerschlag.

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The story of a 26-year-old, newly minted doctor from Brooklyn who joins the Indian Health Service to begin a 20-year odyssey that transforms a young physician into a healer. Along the way he realizes that the genius of Western medicine can effectively treat some conditions but not others, and that there are many different ways to heal. His experiences force him to confront his old certainties about how people get sick and how they get well. This fascinating account interweaves autobiography with stories of the Native Americans who challenged his medical school assumptions about their methods.

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