I Send a Voice is the gripping, first person account of what happens inside a Native American Sweat Lodge. Evelyn Eaton writes of her resolve to become worthy of participating in a Sweat Lodge healing ritual. She undergoes tests and ordeals inside and outside of the Lodge following the spiritual path to learn the shamanic secrets, and eventually daring to ask for a healing Pipe of her own.
This classic book remains one of the definitive accounts of the training and work of a Pipe-carrier and provides a unique insight into Native American culture and their sacred and esoteric rites. It will be essential reading for everyone with an interest in Native American culture, shamanic rituals or holistic healing.
A beautifully written, unique and deeply touching account of the author's transformative spiritual journey into the sacred ways of Native American sweat lodge ceremonies, rituals, teachings and shamanism, culminating in her initiation as a pipe-carrier. We learn much about those sacred ways as Evelyn Eaton describes her trials, tribulations and personal development with self-reflection, humour and great honesty and, whilst she allows us to accompany her on her journey, we gain much insight into the wisdom and integrity of this ancient path and its teachers. A page turner, written by a remarkable woman describing a remarkable journey. – Christa Mackinnon, author of Shamanism and Spirituality in Therapeutic Practice, founder and director of Kamdaris Psychological Consultancy and Training, and Honorary Fellow of Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK
Send a Voice provides valuable insights into the sacred ways of Sweat Lodge ceremonies and rituals in Native American culture, told in immensely readable form by a remarkable woman. Republished by Singing Dragon in 2012 I Send a Voice is highly recommended for anyone interested in shamanism or Native American culture. – Therapeutic Practice - Indie Shaman Magazine
I gobbled it. I just sat right down and bolted it, seeds, rind and all. – Helen Wycherley
The story is a fascinating one... – Ashland Daily Independent
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