Michael Tlanusta Garrett, Ph.D., is both a student and teacher of the Cherokee Way, drawn from the ancient wisdom teachings of the medicine elders on the Cherokee Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains. He is an assistant professor of counselor education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the author of Walking on the Wind, and the coauthor of Cherokee Full Circle and Medicine of the Cherokee.
The authors provide a comprehensive overview of Native American spiritual principles and traditions and demonstrate how these ideas and methods can be applied universally to deal with life's situations--from depression and grieving to finding purpose and establishing positive relationships.
These ancient and secret Cherokee teachings passed from many generations of elder teachers of Native American Medicine offer wisdom on circle gatherings, herbs, healing, and ways to reduce stress and find harmony and balance in all our relationships.
These traditional Cherokee teachings passed down from Michael Garrett's great-grandfather instruct us that all things are connected, have purpose, and are worthy of respect and reverence. These stories can inspire us to discover our own unique Medicine.