Walking Thunder: Diné Medicine Woman

Front Cover
Ringing Books Press, Apr 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 200 pages
A traditional Diné (Navajo) medicine woman, Walking Thunder, tells her life story and describes her healing methods using native plants, sand paintings, and other medicinal ways in this first-person account. As a practitioner of the peyote ceremony, she shares her indigenous understanding of the world of spirits evoked by this botanical sacrament. Photographs illustrate the ceremonies and ritual practices and the accompanying CD features traditional Diné storytelling as well as sacred songs to evoke the experience of Walking Thunder's life and healing.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
11
Section 3
12

7 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Bradford Keeney, PhD, is the editor of the previous Profiles in Healing books and the author of Shaking Out the Spirits, Aesthetics of Change, and Mind in Therapy.