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In the Spirit of Medicine

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet.

His essays on life, work, medicine, and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country," and you can find the link to his stories and more at KUMD.org.
 


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In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio "Silent Baby"

"In the Spirit of Medicine" is a collection of essays by Dr Arne Vainio.
Dr Vainio is a family practice physician on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet, MN and an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
In this essay, "Silent Baby", Dr Vainio remembers Jeremy, an 8-month-old pediatric patient from his days as a medical student.

 

 

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In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio "Eleuthera Island"

In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr Arne Vainio
"Eleuthera Island"

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country”.
 

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In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio "Promise of a Warrior"

In the Spirit of Medicine by Dr Arne Vainio
"Promise of a Warrior"

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country”.
 

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DrArneVainio_Photo by Ivy Vainio.jpg

In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio "Promise of a Warrior"

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country”.

In this segment, Dr. Vainio recounts his conversations with an 80-year-old soldier about his determination to keep a promise.
 

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In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio "What Do You Want to Be?"

In the Spirit of Medicine – Dr. Arne Vainio

“What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up”
 
Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country”. 
 

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In the Spirit of Medicine - Dr. Arne Vainio

In the Spirit of Medicine

"What's in a Name"

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country”. 
 

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