Healers on the Mountain: and Other Myths of Native American by PhD Pijoan Teresa

By PhD Pijoan Teresa

a different attribute of local American medication is the assumption that every sufferer holds a distinct spirit, and that the therapeutic can in simple terms paintings whilst it impacts the person spirit. Mythology is vital to this therapeutic strategy. the assumption tales inside of those pages replicate a tradition that holds either poignant and alarming classes. Readers of this booklet will realize the exciting prior and information of local American heritage and ideology that are extra enlightening than they could have formerly discovered. TERESA PIJOAN was once raised as a tender baby on San Juan Pueblo Reservation in New Mexico by way of her Barcelona born father and her ny born mom. while Teresa used to be twelve years outdated, her relatives moved to Nambe Indian Reservation. She additionally spent a number of summers along with her followed aunt at Hopi. As a college of recent Mexico at Valencia heritage professor, Teresa Pijoan, PhD, is an the world over acclaimed writer, storyteller, and lecturer. She has received many awards for her instructing and her courses. Her different books from Sunstone Press are “American Indian production Myths,” “Pueblo Indian Wisdom,” “Ways of Indian Magic,” and “Dead Kachina Man.”

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