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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
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By Charles Piot
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... traditional medicine indigenous healing medicine and society global health ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... indigenous healing nursing medical education medical translation diagnosis ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... and treatment. traditional medicine indigenous healing medicine and society global health ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... accusations in making sense of why their efforts failed. indigenous healing nursing medical education medical translation diagnosis ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... and treatment. traditional medicine indigenous healing medicine and society global health 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...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... them to piece together strange symptoms, spiritual pathogens, corrupt government contractors, and witchcraft accusations in making sense of why their efforts failed. indigenous healing nursing medical education medical translation diagnosis This chapter begins with the everyday work...
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. Storytelling animal studies desire and sexuality Christian ideology ...
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...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... epidemic created an epidemiological apparatus that structured and policed the pervasive indigenous/nonindigenous divide in Delta Amacuro. The Bolivarian Revolution sparked effective national efforts to ameliorate health inequities, but health/communicative inequities largely remained unaddressed...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9371-8
... language as a way to unlock ancestral knowledge; cultural traumas as temporal disruptors and sites for healing; Gullah/Geechee ancestral connection through land; limitations of the archive and artistic efforts to hold more full, complex stories; movement as a means of accessing embodied knowledge...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... can be designed to occasion or silence particular types of stories and journalism can prompt epidemiological inquiry. A prominent feature of the 1992–1993 cholera epidemic in Delta Amacuro was news coverage in which public health officials attributed some 500 deaths to an “indigenous culture” whose...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9371-8
... of racist violence; historical and present intersections of anti-Blackness and anti-Chinese sentiment; Indigenous migrations framed through the stories of Los Angeles's Indian Alley; diasporic models of belonging through an artistic navigation of the Middle Passage; the US-Mexico border as a generative site...