Scalpel and the Silver Bear – The First Navajo Woman Surgeon….

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A spellbinding journey between two worlds, this remarkable book describes surgeon Lori Arviso Alvord’s struggles to bring modern medicine to the Navajo reservation in Gallup, New Mexico – and to bring the values of her people to a medical care…

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A spellbinding journey between two worlds, this remarkable book describes surgeon Lori Arviso Alvord’s struggles to bring modern medicine to the Navajo reservation in Gallup, New Mexico – and to bring the values of her people to a medical care system in danger of losing its heart. An insider’s look at how modern medicine and life mix with the Navajo Way.