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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As a teenager, the healer rejected the responsibility that came with accepting his grandfather's medicine bundle.
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.
The medicine bundle was the kind that some Indian healers carry as a powerful healing tool, and it contained a gazing crystal.
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.
DENVER, CO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, a new magazine, Medicine Bundle, will be launched during the opening ceremonies of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Denver, Colorado at Invesco Field.
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.
These half-day educational sessions are geared to the spa consumer, and will explore more esoteric concepts such as: - Ayurvedic Body Types - Walking the Labyrinth, and - The Path of Carrying an Andean Medicine Bundle.
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.
Gruber delves into the furry medicine bundle made of animal skins.