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Wisdom Engaged: Traditional Knowledge for Northern Community Well-being

Category: Book
Contributions By: Andre, Alestine
Contributions By: Baker, Janelle Marie
Contributions By: Beaulieu, Robert
Contributions By: Cheney, Della
Contributions By: Donnessey, Mida
Contributions By: English, Mabel
Contributions By: Fletcher, Christopher
Contributions By: Gordon, Annie B.
Edited By: Main Johnson, Leslie
Series: Patterns Of Northern Traditional Healing
Subject:  HISTORY / Native American
  MEDICAL / Healing
Audience: professional and scholarly
Publisher: The University of Alberta Press
Published: April 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in x 1.00in
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From The Publisher*Wisdom Engaged demonstrates how traditional knowledge, Indigenous approaches to healing, and the insights of Western bio-medicine can complement each other when all voices are heard in a collaborative effort to address changes to Indigenous communities' well-being. In this collection, voices of Elders, healers, physicians, and scholars are gathered in an attempt to find viable ways to move forward while facing new challenges. Bringing these varied voices together provides a critical conversation about the nature of medicine; a demonstration of ethical commitment; and an example of successful community relationship building. Contributors: Alestine Andre, Janelle Marie Baker, Robert Beaulieu, Della Cheney, Mida Donnessey, Mabel English, Christopher Fletcher, Fort McKay Berry Group, Annie B. Gordon, Celina Harpe, Leslie Main Johnson, Thea Luig, Art Mathews, Linda G. McDonald, Ruby E. Morgan, Keiichi Omura, Evelyn Storr (Inuvialuit Regional Corporation), Mary Teya, Nancy J. Turner, Walter Vanast, Darlene Vegh
From The Publisher*Collaboration between traditional knowledge and Western bio-medicine aims to improve health care in Northern communities.