Spirit drumming : a guide to the healing power of rhythm / Gabriel Horn, White Deer of Autumn.
By: Horn, Gabriel.Material type: BookPublisher: New York, New York : Sterling Ethos, Copyright date: ©2017Description: 176 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781454921509 (pbk.); 1454921501 (pbk.).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Religion | Rhythm -- Religious aspects | Drum -- Performance | Indian philosophy | Spiritual healingDDC classification: 299.7
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A heartfelt examination of the spiritual power of Native American drumming, including authentic stories, chants, and rituals.
Perhaps the first conscious beating of the drum sound occurred as we gestated in the wombs of our mothers. Beat after beat, we grew within the sea of our births, and then we were born into the air of the world--when did we begin to separate from that beat? How long will it be before we hear the beating again?
Gabriel Horn, White Deer of Autumn, is an award-winning writer who has provided a nuanced look at Native American culture and spirituality for decades. Now, he shows how drumming can take us back to our true selves and connect us to each other and the earth. Spirit Drumming follows his journey to the drums, including a history of drumming in Native American communities, an investigation of drums as living beings, and an authoritative reckoning on vibration as a conduit for healing. In addition to sharing stories of people he has known who have been affected by the drums, he also provides information on how to integrate other sacred elements in your drumming (such as feathers, cedar, sweetgrass, and tobacco), transcripts of chants you can use in your own practice, and ceremonies for thanksgiving, birth, the harvest, children, and more.
From past to present, the drumming -- Birth and rebirth -- The orgin -- Everything is vibration -- The first sound -- Tobacco -- The pratice of conscious thought -- Drum teachings -- Not always so black and white -- Making time/finding space -- Transformation and drumming -- Losve and loss and healing -- Thanksgiving and passing on tradition
"Award-winning writer Gabriel Horn, White Deer of Autumn, offers a heartfelt examination of the spiritual power of Native American drumming, including authentic stories, chants, rituals, and ceremonies. He shows how drumming can restore our true selves and connect us to each other and the earth. Spirit Drumming follows Horn's journey, complete with history, personal stories from drummers, and an investigation of drums as living beings and how vibration acts as a conduit for healing."--Provided by publisher.