"Creek Indian Medicine Ways is a carefully researched and nuanced work that makes a vital contribution to the scholarly discourse on Native American culture." - Journal of the West "Lewis... tells about the medicine tradition that has shaped his life. He reveals memories of his childhood training and initiation, remembrances about his father and grandmother, the sacred story of the origin of plants he uses in his cures, and details about some of the ceremonies. Anthropologist Jordan (University of North Texas) documents the place of Lewis's medicine family in the written record and traces the accounts of Mvskoke religion from the 18th century to the present." - Book News, Inc."
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In Creek Indian Medicine Ways
, Jordan traces the written accounts of Mvskoke religion from the eighteenth century to the present in order to historically contextualize Lewis's story and knowledge. This book is a collaboration between anthropologist and medicine man that provides a rare glimpse of a living religious tradition and its origins.