The Scalpel and the Silver Bear

Random HouseSKU: 0553378007

Author:
Lori Arviso Alvord, Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt
Grade Levels:
Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Navajo, Southwest
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
204
Publisher:
Random House

Price:
Sale price$23.00

Description

The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing. The author, Lori Arviso Alvord, the first Navajo woman surgeon, tells the story of how she was able to cut across cultural, class, and educational borders to become a part of the medical world; and discusses how she came to understand the power of Navajo thinking about health and illness to impact some of modern medicine's most daunting problems. .

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