Walking Thunder: Diné Medicine Woman

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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.

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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.