Download PDF by Russell FourEagles: The Making of a Healer: Teachings of My Oneida Grandmother

By Russell FourEagles

ISBN-10: 0835609278

ISBN-13: 9780835609272

Once Oneida healer Russell FourEagles (Atuneyute Keya) went to work out his pal Bob, whom medical professionals had declared incurably paralyzed following a stroke. inside of mins of FourEagles’ awareness, Bob used to be kicking the covers up and about. “You should still write a book!” Bob later inspired. And the following it really is. FourEagles’ grandparents escaped the reservation-school schooling that obliterated local American tradition, protecting the therapeutic talents that may be traced in an unbroken lineage again 200 grandmothers. In The Making of a Healer, he overtly stocks his wisdom so as to maintain the outdated knowledge and practices from being forgotten. Recounting sacred Oneida myths and cosmology, he describes the therapeutic powers of the hearth rite, strength trade, and humor; discusses usual treatments; and explains how he healed himself from post-traumatic rigidity sickness after serving within the Vietnam War.

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