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Native American Treatment and Indian Spirituality

Cristopher D. Ringwald

in The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Leland Leonard, a Navajo and an alcoholic, pointed out that his alcoholism is likely to have been brought about by two causes. Firstly, the “prohibition effect”, which is the effect which comes from ... More


Introduction

Dave Ramsaran and Linden F. Lewis

in Caribbean Masala: Indian Identity in Guyana and Trinidad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818041
eISBN:
9781496818089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818041.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Indian communities of Guyana and Trinidad. The lived experience of the Indian community in Guyana and Trinidad in some ways represents a cultural ... More


Creating a Psychedelic Past, 1954–1960

Stephen Siff

in Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039195
eISBN:
9780252097232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039195.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes how the new salience of hallucinogenic drugs inspired a media interest in Indian drug rituals. Indian practices that were previously described as backward and superstitious were ... More


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