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Dancing Healers A Doctor's Journey of Healing with Native Americans

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ISBN-10: 0062503952

ISBN-13: 9780062503954

Edition: 61st (Reprint)

Authors: Carl A. Hammerschlag, Hammerschla

List price: $13.99
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This fascinating account of a Yale-trained psychiatrist's twenty-year experience with Native American healing interweaves autobiography with stories of the Native Americans who challenged his medical school assumptions about their methods. While working as a family physicans in a Native American hospital in the Southwest, Carl Hammerschlag was introduced to a patient named Santiago, a Pueblo priest and clan chief, who asked him where he had learned how to heal. Hammerschlag responded almost by rote, rattling off his medical education, intership, and certification. The old man replied,"Do you know how to dance?" To humor Santiago, Hammerschlag shuffled his feet at the priest's bedside.…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Edition: 61st
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/13/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Carl A. Hammerschlag, M.D., is a lecturer at the University of Arizona School of Medicine in Tucson and is founder of the Turtle Island Project.