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"I firmly believe," Heckewelder wrote, "that there is no wound, unless it is absolutely mortal, or beyond the skill of our own (white) practitioners which an Indian surgeon (I mean the best of them) will not succeed in healing." He related an instance of a member of the Shawnee Indians, who suffered a nearly fatal gunshot wound in his chest. The Shawnee medicine man completely healed the injury.