Buffalo Woman Comes Singing: The Spirit Song of a Rainbow Medicine Woman

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Ballantine, 1991 - History - 495 pages
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"This vibrant book of wonders speaks true and dreams deep. Writng with blazing honesty she tells of her hard-won knowledge of many of the world's spiritual and healing traditions, while hold the Sacred Hoop of Natie Amreicanwisdom. This magnificent teacher becomes for us a new embodiment of White Buffalo Woman."
Jean Houston
Author of THE SEARCH FOR THE BELOVED
BUFFALO WOMAN COMES SINGING explores fascinating uses of traditions like the Medicine Wheel; healing through ritual action; dreamtime; and the moon lodge -- the woman's place of retreat and visioning. These powerful personal tools integrate ancient wisdom with contemporary experience, as Buffalo Woman calls each spiritual warrior to her own true place in the dance of life.

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I really hate to give this such a low rating, but I don't like books that give you "exercises" to do. No matter how well meaning, I just skip over them. I had received her newsletters about 30 years ... Read full review

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Medicine Eagle, raised on a Crow reservation in Montana, here elucidates a procedure of spiritual growth for women complete with exercises and instructions. The core of the process follows Native ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Introduction
9
Reclaiming the Lineage
15
The Woman Who Knows Everything
17
Chapter
19
The Quickest Zipper on the Reservation
35
Lessons of the Buffalo Lodge
53
On My Way to the Sacred Mountain
77
A Crystal Among Them
257
Dancing Under the Teaching Shawl
275
Chapter 14
277
Around the Rainbow Wheel
281
Healing Through Ritual Action
307
The Mysterious Feminine
327
Dancing Awake the Dream
345
At Camp on the Deerborn
363

The Heart of Black Hand
93
Rainbow Woman Comes
113
The Flaming Arrow
131
Walking the Rainbow Path
153
Fighting the Dragon
157
A Chalice Overflowing with Light
173
An Old Samurai Moves Me
189
Patterns
208
The Heaviest Sword and the Sharpest Razor
215
A Northern Face A Southern Heart
235
Embodying Spirit
403
Carrying Her Pipe of Oneness
429
Glossary 447
445
Resources and Ordering Guide
455
Suggested Reading A Selected Bibliography
459
Information on Brooke Medicine Eagle
469
A Reference to Works by and about Moshe Feldenkrais
480
Index
483
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