The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings
The Healing Drum traces the extraordinary cultural legacy of the Minianka tribe of West Africa, for whom music serves a sacred, healing function for the individual and society. The authors explore the Minianka view of humanity, music, and the cosmos relative to work, celebration, herbal medicine, dance, trance, initiation, and death.
The first book of its kind, delivering a message of untapped wisdom and power from a little-known culture through the universal medium of music.
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Review: The Healing Drum: African Wisdom TeachingsUser Review - Goodreads
West African percussion is a hobby of mine and I've been to a couple of Ya-Ya's performances and one weekend workshop. The book is an interesting look at a totally different way of growing up a living. I've been to W. Africa(Guinea)but not Mali. Date read is a guess.
Review: The Healing Drum: African Wisdom TeachingsUser Review - Carol - Goodreads
The author's personal experiences in the Minianka society, his apprenticeship in drumming. He learned how to use the drum as a healing instrument. I was a little disappointed that the author did not ... Read full review
BIRTH OF A FOOL
INITIATIONS AND SECRET SOCIETIES
THE HEALING DRUM
THE MINIANKA MUSICIANS APPRENTICESHIP
MUSIC WORK AND DANCE
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
THE HEALING DRUM AUDIO