Saw-Ge-Mah Medicine Man by Louis J. Gariepy, M.D. 1950 Northland Press

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In his 1950 book Saw-Ge-Mah Medicine Man, Louis J. Gariepy, M.D., tells the compelling tale of a Native American healer. This book, delves deep into the life of Saw-Ge-Mah, a respected medicine man of the early 20th century.

From his early days on the reservation to his esteemed position as a healer, Saw-Ge-Mah’s journey is a profound exploration of Native American culture, spirituality, and healing practices. Gariepy's vivid storytelling immerses readers in the rich tapestry of traditional life, offering insights into the spiritual and natural connections that define Native American beliefs. This book stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of indigenous wisdom and practices.


  • Author: Louis J. Gariepy, M.D.
  • Publisher: Northland Press
  • Year: 1950
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 325
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Signed by the previous owner

Four Key Features:

  1. Engaging Narrative: Gariepy's writing brings Saw-Ge-Mah’s world to life with detail and empathy.
  2. Cultural Insight: Provides a comprehensive look at the life of a Native American medicine man.
  3. Historical Richness: Offers valuable information about Native American traditions and medicine.
  4. Cultural Respect: Written with an appreciation for the spiritual and natural wisdom of indigenous cultures.

    Beyond The Final Page:

    "Saw-Ge-Mah Medicine Man" is more than a biography; it’s a journey into a world often unseen and a tribute to the profound knowledge and practices of Native American healers. It’s an enlightening read for anyone interested in understanding the depth and richness of indigenous cultures.


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