Of all the conjurations known by the laity of the Oklahoma Cherokees, those for burns are probably the most ubiquitous. Yet they are but rarely to be found in writing. Medicine men, being largely concerned with matters weightier than burns, seldom take the trouble to record them, and household remedy notebooks, in which they are frequently written down, ordinarily do not long survive their authors.
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Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick and Kilpatrick, Anna Gritts
"Cherokee Burn Conjurations,"
Journal of the Graduate Research Center: Vol. 33:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholar.smu.edu/journal_grc/vol33/iss1/3