Celebrating a Return to Earth: Birth in Indigenous Aboriginal, Tibetan, Balinese, Basque and Cherokee Cultures

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05/1997
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Anne Hubbell Maiden, Ph.D.

This paper was presented at the Sixth International Congress on Pre and Perinatal Psychology, 1993, in Washington, DC.

Anne Hubbell Maiden, Ph.D. is author, with Edie Farwell, of The Tibetan art of parenting: From before conception through early childhood (Wisdom Publications, 1997). She is a psychotherapist and social psychologist with cross-cultural interests in beginnings for individuals, families, and groups. She may be contacted at 1450 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94702.