Published August 23, 1994
by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English
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Sweet Medicine: The Continuing Role of the Sacred Arrows, the Sun Dance, and the Sacred Buffalo Hat in Northern Cheyenne History (The Civilization of the American Indian Series, ) by Peter J. Powell | Jun 1, Sweet Medicine is the most comprehensive record ever made of the ceremonies of the Northern Cheyennes. Volume One recounts tribal history against the background of the two great spiritual tragedies in Cheyenne life, the loss of the Sacred Arrows and the desecration of the Sacred Buffalo Hat. Volume Two records the contemporary Sacred Arrow and Sun Dance ceremonies Reviews: 1. Sweet Medicine by Barbara Sheridan was an interesting read for me because I'm already familiar with the Hillhouse family from other books in the series. I recommend readers complete the works in this order: 1) Bittersweet Surrender (Star McNamara and Jason Hillhouse) 2) Sweet Medicine (Lucy Willis/Hillhouse and Trevor Lynbrook "Earl of Greylock")/5. “Sweet Medicine” is a his tory of the Cheyenne (now di vided into northern and south ern groups in both Montana and Oklahoma) as seen through the religious life of the tribe.
Victoria Sweet was a physician at San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital for more than twenty years, an experience she chronicled in God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine. An associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, she is also a prizewinning historian 5/5(1). Sweet Medicine, was published in South Africa by BlackBird Books to critical and popular acclaim, winning the K Sello Duiker Literary Prize in Legendary Native American Figures: Sweet Medicine (Arrow Boy) Name: Sweet Medicine Tribal affiliation: Cheyenne Native Names: Motsé'eóeve, Motzeyouf Pronunciation: similar to moat-seh-eh-oive Also Known As: Arrow Boy, Sweet-Medicine, Arrow-Boy, Arrowboy, Sweet Root Type: Medicine man, hero Sweet Medicine was an important legendary prophet and medicine man . In Sweet Medicine, the story continues where The Powwow Highway ended, but with the added device of the characters also commenting on the success of the previous book and film. In an ironic and self-deprecating incident, the protagonists have the chance to see the movie, but choose to see a Hollywood blockbuster : Ap , Denver, Colorado, United States.
SWEET MEDICINE by Panashe Chigumadzi (Jacana) ‘Educating a girl too much was asking for trouble, asking her to become a prostitute.” Those are the words that Tsitsi, a young Zimbabwean woman. Sweet (Medicine/Univ. of California, San Francisco; God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine, ), a physician, historian, and master storyteller, has provided an autobiographical prequel to God’s Hotel, recounting her years in training to become a doctor and her early experiences treating patients. The. Sweet Medicine is the most comprehensive record ever made of the ceremonies of the Northern Cheyennes. Volume One recounts tribal history against the background of the two great spiritual tragedies in Cheyenne life, the loss of the Sacred Arrows and the desecration of the Sacred Buffalo Hat.5/5(4). Sweet Medicine takes place in Harare at the height of Zimbabwe's economic woes in Tsitsi, a young woman, raised by her strict, devout Catholic mother, believes that hard work, prayer and an education will ensure a prosperous and happy future.