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Cherokee Medicine Man: The Life and Work of a Modern-Day Healer

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A modern medicine man portrayed through the words of the people he has helped

Robert J. Conley did not set out to chronicle the life of Cherokee medicine man John Little Bear. Instead, the medicine man came to him. Little Bear asked Conley to write down his story, to reveal to the world “what Indian medicine is really about.” For Little Bear, as for the Cherokee ancestors w
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 13th 2014 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published 2005)
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Jim Drewery
Was a required text in Native American Religions course taught at Webster Univ. Book was kind of hard to believe in spots, but the report generated by a research trip conducted by two of my classmates to actually visit the author, left me highly skeptical of this. My advice take it all with a grain of salt.
Felicia Gibble
Love, love, love....want to learn more about John Little Bear.
James
I gave this book four stars not because I would recommend it to everyone, but because it made me miss Oklahoma--and that is hard to do.
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Robert J. Conley was a Cherokee author and enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, a federally recognized tribe of American Indians. In 2007, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.
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