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Medicine among the American Indians.

Eric Stone

Medicine among the American Indians.

by Eric Stone

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Published by Hafner Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesClio medica, a series of primers on the history of medicine,, 7, Clio medica (New York, N.Y.) ;, 7.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.M4 S8 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination139 p.
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5855916M
    LC Control Number62017511
    OCLC/WorldCa426385

      Native American History: A Tale of Medicine. There seems to be a consensus among most tribes that health is “an expression of the spirit and a continual process of staying strong spiritually, mentally, and physically.” Mourning Dove of the Salish tribe, the first female Native American author to publish a book, wrote, “Everything on. Alcohol abuse has killed and impoverished American Indians since the seventeenth century, when European settlers began trading rum for furs. In the first book to probe the origins of this ongoing social crisis, Peter C. Mancall explores the liquor trade's devastating impact on the Indian communities of colonial America. Mancall recounts how English settlers quickly found a 4/5(1).

    Yet Native American presence is subtle among archival holdings, which were authored almost entirely by European-American men. In American-born physician Samuel Stearns published The American Herbal or Materia Medica, in which he expounded on the medical uses of indigenous American flora for readers on both sides of the Atlantic.   An academic coverage of the different types of medicine powers found among the North American Indians, both historically and currently. Includes the view that such powers are real versus the result of primitive superstition. Includes many references in the bibliography, and has an index for Indian names/words and a regular index for all other 4/5(2).

    Adverse childhood experiences among American Indians in South Dakota and associations with mental health conditions, alcohol use, and smoking. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 28(4). - Life Among the Indias was written as a result of a demand for a book of facts on the character and condition of the American Indians. George Catlin () was an American painter, author, and traveler, who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stone, Eric, Medicine among the American Indians. New York, Hafner Pub. Co., (OCoLC) OCLC Number: Notes: Reprinted from: Ciba symposia. Vol. 1, no. 1, Apr. Description: 35 pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The American Indian / Clark Wissler --Medical practices and diseases of the aboriginal American Indians / Wilton Marion Krogman --The Indian sweat bath / Walter Krickeberg --Blood-letting and bloody castigation among the.

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