Thanks for the replies. very interesting
Apaches do have deer medicine, but it's nothing like he describes. Deer medicine is what some men traditionally used to attract women. And the expected side affect... you would always be poor.
This is a fascinating bit of information, you learn something new every day!
Re this guy's hat, those are bird of prey talons, not sure from which species, an owl possibly? Here in the UK all raptors are protected by various wildlife laws - is it the same in the US?