A Cree healer and his medicine bundle
David E. Young

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A Cree healer and his medicine bundle

revelations of indigenous wisdom

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English
Pages
223

"Details the life and healing practices of medicine man Russell Willier, with extensive photographs and materials on the plants used by Willier in addition to valuable information on the active ingredients in these plants and their uses in alternative therapies"--

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Table of Contents

Part I. Russell Willier, Cree healer
Chapter one. Willier's life as a healer
Becoming a medicine man
Approaching a healer
My cosmology
Grandmothers and grandfathers
Collecting plants
Common problems treated
Survival of Native medicine
Working with non-Native doctors
The future
Chapter two. Ecological issues important to Willier
Clearcut
Fish
Ducks
Moose and deer
Plants
Fires
Chapter three. My favourite healing stories
Near death experiences of patients
Predicaments in which healers can find themselves
Part II. Russell Willier's medicine bundle
Chapter four. Field trip, summer 2011
Chapter five. Plants used by Russell Willier
Part III. The efficacy of Native medicine
Conclusion
Appendix A: Maps of areas where Willier collects his herbs
Appendix B: Common English names for the plants used by Willier
Appendix C: Cree names for the plants used by Willier
Appendix D: English names used by willier for the plants he uses.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
971.2004/97323092, B
Library of Congress
E99.C88 Y68 2015, E99.C88Y68 2015

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 223 pages
Number of pages
223

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27185174M
ISBN 10
1583949038
ISBN 13
9781583949030
LC Control Number
2014024236
OCLC/WorldCat
922953367, 884961690

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