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Indigenous healing practices in western Washington cultural traditionalism as it influences current methodology, utilization, perceived effectiveness, and cultural significance by Linda Louise Anderson

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Published .
Written in English


  • Medical anthropology -- Washington (State),
  • Indians of North America -- Medical care -- Washington (State),
  • Holistic medicine.,
  • Healing.

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Statementby Linda L. Anderson.
The Physical Object
Pagination75, 23 leaves ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13590543M

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