Katúah: Bioregional Journal of the Southern Appalachians, Issue 10, Winter 1985-1986


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Katúah: Bioregional Journal of the Southern Appalachians, Issue 10, Winter 1985-1986


The theme of the tenth issue of the Katúah Journal is on holistic healing, folk medicine traditions, and sacred places. Authors and artists in this issue include: Meridel LeSeur, Kate Rogers, Barbara Reimensnyder,  Marlene Mountain, Stephen Knauth, Douglas A. Rossman, Nancy-Lou Patterson, D. Massey, David Wheeler, Roger Stephens, Richard Ciccarelli, Diannah Beauregard, J. Linn Mackey, and Karen Paquette.

Table Of Contents

Medicine Traditions Near Home.......1

Kate Rogers and Her Mountain Medicals.......3

Circles of Stone.......4

Internal Mythmaking: An Interview with Marlene Mountain.......6

"This is Heresy!" Holistic Healing on Trial.......9

Two Poems by Steve Knauth.......10

Cherokee Mythic Places.......11

The Uktena's Tale.......15

Crystal Magic.......19

Good Medicine: "What Makes a Place Sacred?".......20

Review: Deep Ecology.......21

Natural World News.......22


Fall Katúah Gathering.......27

Note: This table of contents corresponds to the original document, not the Document Viewer.


Bioregionalism--Appalachian Region, Southern
Sustainable living--Appalachian Region, Southern
Holistic medicine
Alternative medicine--North Carolina, Western
Art Therapy
Herbs-Therapeutic use--North Carolina, Western
Dream interpretation
Sacred space
Stone circles
North Carolina, Western
Blue Ridge Mountains
Appalachian Region, Southern
North Carolina--Periodicals


This resource is part of the Katúah Journal Records, 1980-2013 collection. For a description of the entire collection, see Katúah Journal Records, 1980-2013 (AC. 870).


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