Native American Medicine, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Indians of North America
  • Nancy Bonvillain
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  • ISBN-10: 1438162154
  • ISBN-13: 9781438162157
  • DDC: 615.8
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Overview

Native American Medicine, part of the Indians of North America series, describes how Native Americans established their own methods of treating illness and disease before the first Europeans landed in 1492. This volume explores how that contact lead to lethal epidemics for the Native American population. The resource also examines how Native Americans adapted European methods for fighting disease and how they also imparted their age-old natural remedies to explorers and settlers. In addition to physical cures, Native American Medicine delves into traditional techniques for restoring emotional and spiritual well-being.

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Series

Indians of North America

Each title contains a detailed cultural history on a specific tribe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Chapters.
1: “Health and Illness”.
2: “Medicines”.
3: “Healers”.
4: “Ritual Healing”.
5: “Learning from Native American Medicine”.
6: “Tradition and Change”.
Support Materials.
Bibliography.