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Native-American doctors blend modern care, medicine men
USA Today

The hospital stands in the midst of a world of traditions: of Hopi clowns dancing around centuries-old villages, of Navajo elders tending their sheep, of customs as ancient as the winds that buffet the mesas and desert lands that stretch to the horizon. And so, even at this center of modern medicine on the 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation, it’s not unusual to see Native medicine men attending the sick.