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Indigenous Peoples: Healing

This guide supports Prof. Ulrike Wiethaus' courses on Indigenous Peoples.

The Kanaheta Manuscript

Cover of the Kanaheta Manuscript



Cherokee Ethnobotany specialist Prof. David Cozzo at Western Carolina University has a website

Encyclopedia of Native American Healing REF E98.M4.L96

Encyclopedia of Native American Shamanism: Sacred Ceremonies of North America  Ref E98.M4 L98 1998

Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
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PDR for Herbal Medicines REF RS75.P554

The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants REF RS164.C4437

MedLine - this database contains articles about traditional healing in addition to those about Western medicine

Native American Ethnobotany Database from the University of Michigan

The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokee as recorded by James Mooney in 1891, including the Swimmer manuscript

The Kanaheta Manuscript including 24 medical formulae.  Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute

The Center for Traditional Medicine

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