medicine bundle


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medicine bundle

n.
A covered or wrapped parcel containing items of personal or tribal religious significance, used by certain Native American peoples.
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Petiquay, now 61 years old and 20 years sober, offered a copy of his poem and an aboriginal medicine bundle of cedar, sweet grass and tobacco.
For his people, the journey from the mountains and forests to the northern plains with their medicine bundle and stories intact is epic.
There were some very special medicines that cannot be revealed and traditionally, the sacred contents of a Medicine Bundle or Bag are for no ones eyes or ears except for the owner of the bag.
This is a tradition that has been traced by scholars such as Robert Farris Thompson from the streets of northern cities to the homes and yards of the Deep South, and further back to the African tradition of the nkisi, or medicine bundle.
She said, "We need to pick up the rest of our medicine bundle.
In addition to practicing family medicine in Winnipeg, he writes the syndicated medical column The Medicine Bundle, hosts Medicine Chest on APTN, works as a lecturer and instructor at the University of Manitoba and works to provide supports to Aboriginal medical students.
I have gathered here my own medicine bundle, tokens made of words instead of bark or bone, to honor the powers in nature, in culture, in community, in my depths and in yours, that nourish and heal," he writes.
Talking God held out his medicine bundle of sacred buckskin, offering it to me.
His traditional grandmother wanted him to take her grandfather's ancient war medicine bundle with him when he went off to law school years ago, but he left it behind.
As a teenager, the healer rejected the responsibility that came with accepting his grandfather's medicine bundle.
17) One aspect of that carelessness can be seen clearly in McNickle's depiction of the fate of Feather Boy, the sacred medicine bundle that had been taken from the Little Elk tribe and stored in a museum: "Feather Boy was put in storage, in a bin, along with others of the same class," explains the character Adam Pell, the wealthy entrepreneur and collector who himself "had never liked being on exhibition.
Gilles Pinette was the recipient of an award in the medicine category In addition to practicing family medicine in Winnipeg, he writes the syndicated medical column The Medicine Bundle, hosts Medicine Chest on APTN, works as a lecturer and instructor at the University of Manitoba and works to provide supports to Aboriginal medical students.