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African American folk healing

Stephanie Y. Mitchem

African American folk healing

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Folklore,
  • African Americans -- Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and index

    StatementStephanie Y. Mitchem
    GenreFolklore
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR111.A47 M575 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17233218M
    ISBN 100814757316, 0814757324
    ISBN 109780814757314, 9780814757321
    LC Control Number2007001899


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Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the   Folk Medicine and Traditional Healing Basics Folk medicine is the mixture of traditional healing practices and beliefs that involve herbal medicine, spirituality and manual therapies or exercises in order to diagnose, treat or prevent an ailment or illness.1 The World Health Organization states that it is mostly practiced African-American Slave Medicine offers a critical examination of how African-American slaves medical needs were addressed during the years before and surrounding the Civil War.

Drawing upon ex-slave interviews conducted during the s and s by the Works Project Administration (WPA), Dr. Herbert C. Covey inventories many of the herbal, plant, and non-plant remedies used by African Introduction -- Historical paths to healing -- Stories and cures: defining African American folk healing -- Healing, the Black body, and institutional medicine: contexts for crafting wellness -- Healing in place: from past to present -- Today's healing traditions -- Healing and hybridity in the twenty-first century -- Healing the past in the John M.

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As an part of a culture's knowledge and values, folk medicine is a system based on traditional modes of conduct, of coping with sickness.

Often sanctioned by the population's claims Among African Americans, there exists a wide variety of religious beliefs regarding health, illness, and healing.

Many Spiritual churches arose in the early 20th century and are characterized by their combination of elaborate rituals, highly aesthetic sanctuaries, intensely emotional services of worship, openness to women ministers, and eclectic belief ://:oso//.

The practices of river baptisms, snake handling, and folk healing were common in rural Appalachia. Appalachian folks blended ancient Celtic rituals from Scotland and Ireland, Protestant Christianity, and African traditions with teaching from local Native Americans into a unique mixture of witchcraft, religion, and earth :// American folk magic comes in all shapes and sizes and is found in every region of the U.S.

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COVEY AFRICAN AMERICAN SLAVE MEDICINE COVEY HISTORY † AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES “African American Slave Medicine by Herbert C. Covey is a concise and cogent treatment of the enslavement of African people and of herbal pharmacopoeia in the United States.

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