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This relies mostly on Harrington's notes and on information from the Padres, with some additional material from contemporary Chumash. It has useful and interesting information about the role and power of shamans, about the 'antap cult, about the use of herbs and other natural remedies, about the diseases resulting from contact with the Europeans, and about the assimilation of (some of) western medicine. Partly an inventory of practices, with not much idea where they came from, because of the ...more