Buckskin Medicine Bag
Briery - Cherokee
What is a Medicine Bag and What is it Used For?
You might think that a medicine bag should only be carried by a Native American Medicine Man or Healer. That was one type of medicine bag - quite large as it would contain many herbs and articles, sometimes as many as fifty items.
But there is a personal type of Medicine Bag carried by most Native American men. It can range in size from a small pouch to a long bag. A personal Medicine Bag was not for healing others but to maintain personal harmony with the physical, spiritual, and supernatural. Read more . . .