The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teaching
The Healing Drum: African Wisdom Teachings by Yaya Diallo.
Excerpt from back cover:
”Born in Mali, West Africa, and a member of the Minianka (Bamana) tribe, Yaya Diallo was raised in a culture that works, worships, lives, and breathes to the best of the drum...
The Healing Drum traces Yaya’s extraordinary cultural legacy, exploring the Minianka view of the human being and the cosmos relative to daily work, celebration, herbal medicine, trance, initiation, and death. In the tradition of the Minianka, music is a remedy for both physical and psychological imbalances, harmonizing the forces of the visible and invisible worlds...”