ncepts not yet applied to the Western world. Dr. Campbell surveyed the culture and gained insight into the powers and capabilities of a local medical shaman authority, the "Medicine Man." He realized the impact of this single man upon the society and observed his methods of conjuring and procuring medicinal products. This ethnographic study of native culture ultimately allowed him to find a cure for cancer.
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The film "Medicine Man" properly depicted the multidisciplinary field of Anthropology. Various field methods were utilized including cultural relativism, ethnography, and scientific method in a comparative study of humanity across time and space. This study allowed Dr. Campbe