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No Joke: U.S. Department of Justice Seeks to Hire "Medicine Man"

Posted by nationalforestlawblog on August 19, 2010 at 4:34 PM

Although this isn't related necessarily to National Forests of public lands, I like to point out government nonsense as a side-hobby.  But the government is looking to hire a bona fide "Native American Medicine Man" for work in a Duluth, MN prison (apparently not the Sean Connery type)  If you're interested, check out the link pportunity&mode=form&id=4ae63efa9ed0702f10e22485cde970e9&tab=core&_cview=0">here.


Here are a listed of required skills:


General Topics for Contractors - Native American

1. Red Road

2. All My Relation

3. Medicine Wheel

4. The Sacred Pipe

5. Sweat Lodge

6. Elders

7. Circle of Life

8. Traditions/Rituals

9. Prayers

10. Ceremonies

11. Fasting

12. Smudging

13. The Drum

14. Grandfather/Grandmother

15. Dances

16. The Medicine Pouch

17. Offerings

18. Decision-making

19. Ritual Objects

20. Eagle

21. Eagle Feathers

22. Nature Lessons

23. Family Relations

24. Parenting

25. Learning

26. Healthy Relationships

27. Culture

28. Healing Traditions

29. Herbal Medicines

30. Understanding Self

31. Respect

32. Traditional Games

33. Traditional Foods

34. Seasons

35. Healing Self

36. A Grateful Heart

37. Cleansing Ceremonies

38. What is the role of faith and Community Re-entry?

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