Antibiotics, bandages, cough syrup, ointment, pills…modern medicine has so much to offer when we become ill. But are medical science, health, and healing practices actually modern?
When Siha Tooskin―Paul Wahasaypa―finds himself feeling ill, he learns that there are answers for him from the healing practices of his own people and from Western medicine. Nakota medicine gathered, prepared, and administered in ceremony and prayer…Western medicine measured and created in laboratories, yet they have some things in common. Discover with Paul as he learns more about where “modern medicine” really comes from and how we can all benefit from Indigenous and Western healers as he seeks the best medicine for his own wellness.