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Honoring the medicine the essential guide to Native American healing by Ken Cohen

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Medicine,
  • Indian philosophy -- North America

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth "Bear Hawk" Cohen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.M4 C64 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 428 p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17091130M
ISBN 100345395301
LC Control Number2002034469

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