Book details

Publication date: January 2023
Features: 48 figures
Series: Patterns of Northern Traditional Healing Series
Keywords: Native American Traditional Knowledge Well-being Health Complementary therapies Healing History of the Americas History of specific lands Indigenous Studies Oral History Anthropology Medicine
Subject(s): SOCIAL SCIENCE / Indigenous Studies, MEDICAL / Healing, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General, Native American Traditional Knowledge Well-being Health Complementary therapies Healing History of the Americas History of specific lands Indigenous Studies Oral History Anthropology Medicine, Indigenous Studies, Anthropology, Health & Medicine, Food Studies, History / Indigenous History, History / Oral History, Social and cultural anthropology, Indigenous peoples, Health / Indigenous Studies / Oral History, Health and Medicine
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Leslie Main Johnson. Leslie Main Johnson is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Athabasca University, living in Edmonton on Treaty 6 territory.

Janelle Marie Baker. Janelle Marie Baker is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Athabasca University, living on the border of Treaty 6 and 7.

1. Introduction: Working Together looking for pathways to well-being and healing
Leslie Main Johnson
2. Spiritual Pathway to health and balance
Harry Watchmaker
3. Bringing Traditional Medicine into the Medical System
Camille (Pablo) Russell and Hal Eagletail
4. The Traditional Indigenous Model of Health and Wellbeing: How does the Western Physician Work Within this Paradigm?
Darlene Auger
5. The Healing Journey, Working for Kaska Wellness
Mary Maje and Ann Maje Raider
6. Dim Wila Dil dils’m, the way we live. Gitxsan Approaches to A Comprehensive Health Plan, the Gitxsan Traditional Health Plan
Ruby E. Morgan and Leslie Main Johnson
7. Holistic and culturally based approaches to health promotion in Alaska Native Communities
Gary Ferguson, Meda DeWitt and Margaret David
8. Southeast Tlingit Rites of Passage for Women’s Puberty: a Participatory Action Approach
Meda DeWitt
9. Women's Health, Healing and FASD Prevention through Photovoice
Dorothy Badry and Annie Goose
10. Talking about relations: Traditional knowledge, science and protection
Marc Fonda
11. Diabetes and Culture: Time to Truly and Sincerely Listen to Indigenous Peoples
Richard T. Oster, Angela Grier, Rick Lightning, Maria J. Mayan, and Ellen L. Toth
12. ‘Here’, ‘Now,’ and Health Research
Ginetta Salvalaggio
13. Nature is Medicine
Allison Kelliher
14. Concluding Words
Leslie Main Johnson
ISBNs: 9781772125375 978-1-77212-537-5 Title: walking together working together ISBNs: 9781772126228 978-1-77212-622-8 Title: walking together working together ISBNs: 9781772126235 978-1-77212-623-5 Title: walking together working together