Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Nancy Miniard

Date of Interview: 

Fri, 06/06/2014

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Subjects: 

holistic healing, rural medicine, medicinal belief, home remedies, Appalachian, Appalachia, belief, folklore and medicine

Call Number: 

2013OH08.2

24 minutes. Nancy Miniard discusses herbal healing and unusual mountain remedies. She describes a woman, Lucretia Chappell, who was known to be a "healer" or medicine woman and is reported to heal illness and conjure warts . She is the daughter of Maybelle Caldwell Miniard and Darrell Miniard and was born in Big Laurel, KY in 1962 and works as a farmer.

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