The Healing Drum

Overview


Poetic thoughts are beautifully expressed in this gift book. Within the pages of The Healing Drum, we will find inspiration in powerful, healing words expressed in simple, Native American tradition -- words that will return us to the wisdom of the "Old Age" that gives us messages of self-help one beat at a time.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback
$11.61
BN.com price
(Save 16%)$13.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (18) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $6.00   
  • Used (12) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview


Poetic thoughts are beautifully expressed in this gift book. Within the pages of The Healing Drum, we will find inspiration in powerful, healing words expressed in simple, Native American tradition -- words that will return us to the wisdom of the "Old Age" that gives us messages of self-help one beat at a time.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568385662
  • Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/1996
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,500,497
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

As a respected Ojibwa Elder, insightful author, and sought after licensed psychotherapist, Blackwolf (Robert Jones M.S.), brings an electrifying healing presence to workshops, seminars, and gatherings. Blackwolf has blended ancient tribal healing remedies with contemporary approaches to profoundly redirect societal inequities and defuse cultural abuse. These effective teachings promote healthy balance through unique humor, storytelling, and candid observations. Consequently, participants are moved to review and redefine their present value system responses towards self and others. This presenter is a necessary guest because his native spiritual wisdom speaks clearly on both individual and collective levels. These age old understandings enhance and expand former awarenesses hidden within current societal programming. Participants, thereby, find a strong sense of belonging and feel newfound connections to both the spiritual and physical laws of the universe. Blackwolf has taught Ojibwa culture at the University of Wisconsin and has co-authored three books currently distributed in ten countries. The Healing Drum, Listen to the Drum, and Earth Dance Drum can be obtained through most bookstores in North America. Blackwolf is an elder of Ojibwa tribal heritage. He grew up on the Lac Corte Oreilles reservation in Northwestern Wisconsin and learned from his elders, ancient tribal ways and wisdom. After serving in the Korean conflict, and attending pre-law school at Marquette University, Blackwolf fell victim to alcoholism for twenty years. Since 1977 he has enjoyed continuous sobriety and went on to become a licensed psychotherapist specializing in addictionology. What he has brought to the clinical arena is old age tribal healing remedies coupled with contemporary approaches. Blackwolf is an international speaker and workshop presenter. He has also taught Ojibwa culture at the University of Wisconsin. Blackwolf now resides in Greenbay, Wisconsin.

Gina Jones, co-author of Sacred Self, Sacred Relationships is a grandmother, mother, wife, teacher, writer, and artist. Gina currently teaches middle school language arts and social studies in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She holds a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree focusing on the Creative Arts in Learning. Gina is of mixed heritage, including European and Mohawk ancestry. Beginning in 1996, Gina has facilitated gatherings for women focusing on personal development and celebration. Connecting with her Indian ancestry, Gina is an annual presenter at Abinooji-aki's Celebration of Women on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Reservation in northwestern Wisconsin, and has presented at The American Club in Koller, Wisconsin and Cambridge University in England. Co-author of The Healing Blanket, Listen to the Drum, The Healing Drum, and Earth Dance Drum, Gina has joined respected Ojibwa teachers, including her husband, Blackwolf, to communicate traditional healing and hope to a world in need. Gina loves to teach. She has received the 1998 Wisconsin Kohl Fellowship Award for Educators, nominated for Whose Who Among America's Teachers, developed an extensive curriculum unit for CESA 6, and presented Writing Workshops for educators in the state of Wisconsin. Future plans include publication of young adult literature and additional resources for educators. As an artist, Gina enjoys drawing, music, drama, storytelling, and writing. Her poetry has been featured in the anthology, Unsilenced: The Spirit of Women, and her writing includes both fiction and non-fiction. She continues to sing at occasional weddings and plays guitar. She has directed middle school musicals and integrates all the arts into her teaching and writing. Gina's hope is to leave a legacy of love, both through her creative endeavors and in her personal relationships with family and friends.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)