The Resource Shamanic healing and ritual drama : health and medicine in native North American religious traditions, Åke Hultkrantz

Shamanic healing and ritual drama : health and medicine in native North American religious traditions, Åke Hultkrantz

Label
Shamanic healing and ritual drama : health and medicine in native North American religious traditions
Title
Shamanic healing and ritual drama
Title remainder
health and medicine in native North American religious traditions
Statement of responsibility
Åke Hultkrantz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
299/.75
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E98.R3
LC item number
H825 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Health/medicine and the faith traditions
Label
Shamanic healing and ritual drama : health and medicine in native North American religious traditions, Åke Hultkrantz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-185) and index
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Contents
  • The Cultural and Religious Setting -- 2. Traditional Medicine in the Northeast. The Care of the Sick: A Seventeenth-Century Document. Health, Well-being, and the Causes of Disease. Doctors and Diviners. The Shaking Tent Performance. Midewiwin as a Doctors' Organization --3. Traditional Medicine on the Northwest Coast. Health, Good Living, and Passages of Life among the Tlingit. The Nature of Disease. The Tlingit Shaman and His Healing Practices. The Healed Healer among the Coast Salish. The Spirit Canoe Curing Ceremony -- 4. Traditional Medicine on the Plains. The Eastern Shoshoni. Shoshoni Passages of Life. Shoshoni Ideas of Health and Well-being. Causes of Disease. The Shoshoni Medicine Man. Individual and Collective Aspects of Curing. Methods of Professional Curing. Shoshoni Nonprofessional Folk Medicine. Curing among the Arapaho. The Arapaho Spirit Lodge. The Pawnee: The Blessing of the Animal Lodges
  • 5. Traditional Medicine in the Southeast. The Mythical Introduction of Diseases. The Immediate Causes of Disease. The Cherokee Doctor. The Treatment of Diseases -- 6. Traditional Medicine in the Southwest. The Zuni Religious System. Collectivistic Healing among the Zuni: The Medicine Societies. Zuni Ways of Curing. Zuni Symbolism of Ritual Curing. The Navajo World. Navajo Themes of Morality, Philosophy, and Health. Cosmological Healing among the Navajo. The Blessingway Ceremony. The Holyway Ceremonies. The Evilway Ceremonies. The Pima and Papago of the Southwestern Deserts. Different Diseases for Native Americans and Whites -- 7. Medicine in New Religions. Peyote Curing. The Sweat Lodge Movement -- 8. Transcultural Medical Relations: The Interaction Between Native and Euroamerican Curing Methods. Indian Criticism and Tolerance of Euroamerican Medicine. The Expansion of Native American Medicine into White Society. A Field of Difficulties
  • The Concepts and Practices of Native Medicine. The General Setting of Medical Beliefs and Practices
Control code
000009109493
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 197 p.
Isbn
9780824511883
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Other physical details
map
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.b15825693
System control number
  • rmr5666306
  • (OCoLC)26054182

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