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Discover the holistic experience of human life from the elder teachers of Cherokee Medicine. With stories of the Four Directions and the Universal Circle, these once-secret teachings offer us wisdom on circle gatherings, natural herbs and healing, and ways to reduce stress in our daily lives.

Synopsis:

Discover the holistic experience and beauty of human life from the elder teachers of Cherokee Medicine.J.T. Garrett, Ed.D., and his son, Michael Garrett, Ph.D., are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee from North Carolina." As students and teachers of Indian Medicine, they draw on the ancient wisdom teachings of their Medicine Elders on the Cherokee Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains." The Garretts have developed ways to present the andquot;old teachingsandquot; to effectively guide people today to appreciate and understand living the andquot;Medicine Way.andquot;

andquot;The truth, beauty, and simplicity of this book are almost overwhelming. The Garretts have captured the essence of mind, body, soul, and spirit healing through harmony and balance.andquot;
< p > < b > Oh Shinnah Fast Wolf < /b > , Native American ceremonial teacher and author of < i > Goddess as the Weaver of Life < /i > < /p >

With stories of the Four Directions and the Universal Circle, these once-secret teachings offer us wisdom on circle gatherings, natural herbs and healing, and ways to reduce stress.

andquot;The truth, beauty, and simplicity of this book are almost overwhelming. The Garretts have captured the essence of mind, body, soul, and spirit healing through harmony and balance." All who read it will greatly benefit from its depth of sharing the old ways in new understandings.andquot;< p > < b > Oh Shinnah Fast Wolf < /b > , Native American ceremonial teacher and author of < i > Goddess as the Weaver of Life < /i > < /p >

Synopsis:

Discover the holistic experience of human life from the elder teachers of Cherokee Medicine. With stories of the Four Directions and the Universal Circle, these once-secret teachings offer us wisdom on circle gatherings, natural herbs and healing, and ways to reduce stress in our daily lives.

About the Author

J. T. Garrett, Ed.D., and his son, Michael Garrett, Ph.D., are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee from North Carolina. As students and teachers of Indian Medicine, they draw on the ancient wisdom teachings of their Medicine elders on the Cherokee Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Garretts have developed ways to present the "old teachings" to effectively guide people today to appreciate and understand living the "Medicine Way."Michael Tlanusta Garrett, Ph.D., is both a student and teacher of the Cherokee Way, drawn from the ancient wisdom teachings of the medicine elders on the Cherokee Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains. He is an assistant professor of counselor education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the author of Walking on the Wind, and the coauthor of Cherokee Full Circle and Medicine of the Cherokee.

Table of Contents

Preface & Acknowledgments

Part O n e

( J .T. G a r r e t t )

THE INDIAN MEDICINE STORY: A Cherokee Perspective

Chapter 1    Keepers of the Secrets

Chapter 2    Four Sacred Directions

Chapter 3    Natural Medicine Path

Chapter 4    Physical Medicine Path

Chapter 5    Mental Medicine Path

Chapter 6    Spiritual Medicine Path

Chapter 7    Crystal Vision and Universal Circle

Part T w o

( M i c h a e l G a r r e t t )

TO WALK IN BEAUTY: The Way of Right Relationship

Chapter 1    The Sacred Dance

Chapter 2    The Power of Relation

Chapter 3    All Our Relations

Chapter 4    The “True” Meaning of Family

Chapter 5    Harmony, Balance, and the Natural Flow

Chapter 6    The Way of the Circle

Chapter 7    Harmony Ethic

Chapter 8    The Principle of Noninterference

Chapter 9    Keepers of the Wisdom

Chapter 10    Open Hands, Closed Hands

Chapter 11    Four Elements of Right Relationship

Chapter 12    Between Hawk and Eagle

Chapter 13    Eagle Feathers and the Path of Good Medicine

Chapter 14    When Eagle Speaks

Chapter 15    Blessing Way

Bibliography

About the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9781879181373
Subtitle:
The Way of Right Relationship
With:
Garrett, J. T.
Author:
Garrett, J. T.
Author:
Garrett, Michael Tlanusta
Author:
Garrett, Michael
Publisher:
Bear & Company
Location:
Santa Fe, N.M. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Treatment
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Medical anthropology
Subject:
Cherokee Indians
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Medicine. .
Subject:
Holistic health.
Subject:
Indians, North American.
Subject:
Medicine, Traditional.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Indigenous Cultures
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
v. 1300
Publication Date:
19960901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.50 x 0.67 in

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"Synopsis" by , Discover the holistic experience and beauty of human life from the elder teachers of Cherokee Medicine.J.T. Garrett, Ed.D., and his son, Michael Garrett, Ph.D., are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee from North Carolina." As students and teachers of Indian Medicine, they draw on the ancient wisdom teachings of their Medicine Elders on the Cherokee Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains." The Garretts have developed ways to present the andquot;old teachingsandquot; to effectively guide people today to appreciate and understand living the andquot;Medicine Way.andquot;

andquot;The truth, beauty, and simplicity of this book are almost overwhelming. The Garretts have captured the essence of mind, body, soul, and spirit healing through harmony and balance.andquot;
< p > < b > Oh Shinnah Fast Wolf < /b > , Native American ceremonial teacher and author of < i > Goddess as the Weaver of Life < /i > < /p >

With stories of the Four Directions and the Universal Circle, these once-secret teachings offer us wisdom on circle gatherings, natural herbs and healing, and ways to reduce stress.

andquot;The truth, beauty, and simplicity of this book are almost overwhelming. The Garretts have captured the essence of mind, body, soul, and spirit healing through harmony and balance." All who read it will greatly benefit from its depth of sharing the old ways in new understandings.andquot;< p > < b > Oh Shinnah Fast Wolf < /b > , Native American ceremonial teacher and author of < i > Goddess as the Weaver of Life < /i > < /p >

"Synopsis" by , Discover the holistic experience of human life from the elder teachers of Cherokee Medicine. With stories of the Four Directions and the Universal Circle, these once-secret teachings offer us wisdom on circle gatherings, natural herbs and healing, and ways to reduce stress in our daily lives.
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