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|Author:||David Earl Young||UPC:||9781583949030|
|Description||With the rise of urban living and the digital age, many North American healers are recognizing that traditional medicinal kwledge must be recorded before being lost with its elders.aA Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundleais a historic document, including nearly 200 color photos and maps, in that it is the first in which a native healer has agreed to open his medicine bundle to share in writing his repertoire of herbal medicines and where they are found. Providing information on and photos of medicinal plants and where to harvest them, anthropologist David E. Young and botanist Robert D. Rogers chronicle the life, beliefs, and healing practices of Medicine Man Russell Willier in his native Alberta, Canada. Despite being criticized for sharing his kwledge, Willier later found support in other healers as they began to realize the danger that much of their traditional practices could die out with them.a With Young and Rogers, Willier offers his practices here for future generations. At once a study and a guide,aA Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundleatouches on how indigeus healing practices can be used to complement mainstream medicine, improve the treatment of chron|
|Author Biography||DAVID EARL YOUNGaspent much of his childhood in Sierra Leone, West Africa. After returning to the U.S., he graduated with a BA in sociology and philosophy from the University of Indianapolis, followed by a BDin religion and anthropology from Yale University, an MA in Asian Studies from the University of Hawaii, and a PhD in anthropology from Stanford University. Dr. Young taught anthropology for many years at the University of Alberta in Canada before retiring to take a teaching position at Kansai Gaidai University in Japan. He has conducted fieldwork in Mexico, Japan, China, and northern Canada.aDr. Young and his wife are retired and living on the island of Gabriola, off the west coast of Canada. ROBERT DALE ROGERS,aBSc, RH/AHG, FICN, has been a student of native plants and fungi from the Canadian prairies for more than forty years. He is a retired clinical herbalist, amateur mycologist, and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. Rogers is an assistant clinical professor in family medicine at the University of Alberta. His over 20 books and ebooks may be found at www.amazon.com/author/robertdalerogers. They involve the traditional use of plants and fun|
|Author(s)||David Earl Young, Robert Dale Rogers|
|Publisher||North Atlantic Books,U.S.|
|Date of Publication||01/06/2015|
|Subject||Alternative Therapies & Health|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||212484099|
|Place of Publication||Berkeley, CA|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Imprint||North Atlantic Books,U.S.|
|Format Details||B-format paperback|
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