In Under the Rattlesnake, Lefler and her colleagues provide a balanced portrait of Cherokee health issues.A hermeneu- tics of the sacred feminine aids ashamanic revitalization and reconstruction, a as described by Tedlock (2005, 270a82), inasmuch ... the ancient imagery of healing, shamanism, and medicine as being feminine in origin ( Achterberg 1985, 1990; Tedlock 2005). ... The sa- cred power and moral authority of feminine figures and root metaphors in Cherokee myth appear in all four areas of spiritualanbsp;...
|Title||:||Under the Rattlesnake|
|Author||:||Lisa J. Lefler|
|Publisher||:||University of Alabama Press - 2009-05-01|