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Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter explores three central values within black religion and culture: hospitality, healing practices, and ghosts/spirit stories. It looks at each topic individually and tells of experiences Rosemarie, her family members, and movement colleagues have had regarding each one. Her...
Published: 12 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380405-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8040-5
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious, biomedical...
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By Paulo Drinot
Published: 04 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394228-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9422-8
... 6 HEALING LABOR In 1935, the periodical Cascabel published a drawing titled ‘‘A Frightening Ghost which depicted the apra leader Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre lying in his bed while a monstrous figure, identified with the words ‘‘Compulsory Social...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384113-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8411-3
... three Healing National Culture How did practitioners come to alternately invite and evade the enframing of Ayurveda as a culturally defined system of medicine? The strategies of the practitioners discussed in chapter 2, whether to prevent the marginal- ization of...
Published: 23 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387671-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8767-1
... u chapter three Native American Healing Songs Men and women and children I have cured of sickness with the power the vision gave me; but my nation I could not help...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388951-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8895-1
...- tice of mixing healing and evangelism. This religious practice might have been kept localized and marginalized had it not been for his emphasis on constructing indigenous and autonomous Latino churches in almost every location where he conducted large-scale (two weeks in duration or longer...
Published: 15 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390169-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9016-9
... magic. In subsequent works, such as Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man: A Study in Terror and Healing (1987), The Nervous System (1992), and The Magic of the State (1997), Taussig attempts to show how shock or surprise can destabilize dominant myths, creating new memories that channel...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388951-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8895-1
... churches and missions, which institutionalized and spread the prac- tice of mixing healing and evangelism. This religious practice might have been kept localized and marginalized had it not been for his emphasis on constructing indigenous and autonomous Latino churches in almost every location where...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
.... REFERENCES Dubos, Rene. "Health and Creative Adaptation." The Nation's Health. Ed. Philip R. Lee, Carroll L. Estes, and Nancy B. Ramsay. 2d ed. San Francisco: Boyd and Fraser, 1984.25-32. Kleinman, Arthur, and Lilias H. Sung. "Why Do Indigenous Practitioners Successfully Heal?" Social Science and...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...In this, the final essay published during her lifetime, Anzaldúa revisits the events of 9/11 and their aftermath in U.S. foreign policy. Like several other pieces in this collection, “Let us be the healing” was written for a specific project: a cross-border exploration of 9/11: One Wound for...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388951-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8895-1
... luis d. león 12 Borderlands Bodies and Souls Mexican Religious Healing Practices in East Los Angeles The weathered-looking “Dolores Multiplicadas” has had a hard life.1 She looks...
Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383826-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8382-6
... over the last two decades by both Maori and Pakeha to heal old wounds from a turbulent history of racial conflict and aggressive attempts by domi- nant settlers to impose a British-derived monoculture. As an American visitor accustomed to the marginalization of indigenous peoples in representations...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... doctors, indigenous patients, and healers and the emotional distress of losing patients, some of whom were relatives. Two healers detailed how their postmortem efforts to solve the puzzle prompted them to piece together strange symptoms, spiritual pathogens, corrupt government contractors, and witchcraft...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
... are used by Indigenous women as inspiration for various activist movements for environmental justice, women’s health and healing, and food sovereignty. ...
Published: 06 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388692-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8869-2
... chapter 9 the search for well-being: placing development with indigenous identity Laurel Smith In 1997, members of Grupo Solidario de Quiatoni, an Indigenous community-based organization in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...fly by night mythology An Indigenous Guide to White Man, or How to Stay Sane When the World Makes No Sense Larry McNeil (Tlingit and Nisga’a) Larry McNeil was born and raised in Alaska. As a member of the Tlingit and Nisga’a Nations (from both the United States and Canada), he has...
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
... INTRODUCTION COLONIAL GENOCIDE IN INDIGENOUS NORTH AMERICA Jeff Benvenuto, Andrew Woolford, and Alexander Laban Hinton That word is “genocide.” That word, in fact, is what Aboriginal...
Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391890-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9189-0
... 4 Scenes from a Nativist Reformation The Mazatec Indigenous Church To ha ijian sijch- nga­c Ñña Śi kujajch-­chan, śi kujajt-­ti na Ñña. . . Mmela śi kuan na Ñña nga kuiśkan ne Ñña Nga to i sa n’e kjit’a Ñña ts’e naina Here we...
Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383826-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8382-6
... 4 BLOOD/LAND/MEMORY Narrating Indigenous Identity in the American Indian Renaissance This is a call for Indian scholars to come together and take the lead in formulating clear-cut stands and goals on the issues...