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Big medicine from six nations / Ted Williams ; edited and with an afterword by Debra Roberts ; foreword by Christopher Vecsey.

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Location: IAHS STACKS E99.T9 .W55 2007
Barcode: 30731101232993
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780815608639
  • ISBN: 0815608632
  • ISBN: 0815610947
  • ISBN: 9780815610946
  • Physical Description: xix, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2007.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Opening -- Medicines and poisons -- How we have lived, small incidences -- Property and derangement -- Six nations, one humanity -- New age and ancient wisdom -- Closing.
Summary, etc.:
"Big Medicine from Six Nations is a series of reminiscences and essays by the late Ted Williams on the themes of "medicine" (physical/spiritual/psychic healing.) Williams intertwines the lore and lifeways of his Tuscarora upbringing, illustrating the dynamic encounter of tradition and innovation at the heart of contemporary Haudenosaunee culture."--Jacket.
Subject: Six Nations > History.
Tuscarora > Medicine.
Tuscarora > Religion.
Tuscarora > Rites and ceremonies.
Traditional medicine > East (U.S.)
Shamanism > East (U.S.)
Healing > East (U.S.)
Indigenous peoples > history.
History, 20th Century.
Medicine, Traditional > history.
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