Crownpoint, New Mexico - This is Alvord's small, largely Navajo, hometown.
Gallup, New Mexico - This is the locale of the GIMC and Alvord's medical practice.
The GIMC - This is Alvord's place of work for much of the book.
Dartmouth - This is the New Hampshire College where Alvord felt like an alienated outsider, save for the other Native American students.
Stanford - Alvord had a challenging, but rewarding experience in medical school at this school.
The Beauty Way - This is the Navajo philosophy of harmony in nature as a source of wellness in human beings.
The Silver Bear - This is the trinket that Alvord wore on a necklace that represented her Navajo heritage.
The Scalpel - This is the symbol of Alvord's life as a professional surgeon.
Chantways - These are the songs used for the purpose of healing.
Navajo Ceremony - Alvord...
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