Medicine Woman

The Navajo Way of Healing

Clip | 3m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

In medical school, Lori overcomes her fear of a traditional Navajo taboo and performs her first autopsy. Later, she seeks help from the healers of her tribe to learn “what a surgical residency could not teach me. “I’m looking at the ceremonies and thinking it’s like the mind is a hard drive and you’re defragging it or you’re cleansing it and it’s able to run smoother."

Aired: 10/31/16

Rating: TV-PG

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