The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing

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Combining the healing rituals of her own Navajo heritage with cutting-edge modern medicine, Dr. Alvord shows in her autobiography how she has embraced a method of healing that melds native spirituality and Western technology.

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Jun 14, 2007

Excellent choice

I was very impressed with the writer's keen sense of vivid description. It was a book I hated to put down. The story drew you along the changes that took place and the feelings of the writer. I would highly recommned this book to everyone, they will not be disappointed.

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