The Resource A Cree healer and his medicine bundle : revelations of indigenous wisdom ; healing plants, practices, and stories, David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier

A Cree healer and his medicine bundle : revelations of indigenous wisdom ; healing plants, practices, and stories, David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier

Label
A Cree healer and his medicine bundle : revelations of indigenous wisdom ; healing plants, practices, and stories
Title
A Cree healer and his medicine bundle
Title remainder
revelations of indigenous wisdom ; healing plants, practices, and stories
Statement of responsibility
David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, David E.
Dewey number
  • 971.2004/97323092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E99.C88
LC item number
Y68 2015
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WZ 100
NLM item number
W732 2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rogers, Robert Dale
  • Willier, Russell
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Willier, Russell
  • Willier, Russell
  • Cree Indians
  • Shamans
  • Medicinal plants
  • Cree Indians
  • Traditional medicine
  • Indians, North American
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • Phytotherapy
  • Shamanism
Label
A Cree healer and his medicine bundle : revelations of indigenous wisdom ; healing plants, practices, and stories, David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 223 pages
Isbn
9781583949030
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014024236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Indigenous Health Collection.
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)884961690
Label
A Cree healer and his medicine bundle : revelations of indigenous wisdom ; healing plants, practices, and stories, David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 223 pages
Isbn
9781583949030
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014024236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Indigenous Health Collection.
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)884961690

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