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Boiling Energy : Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung

Boiling Energy : Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung - 82 edition

Boiling Energy : Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung - 82 edition

ISBN13: 9780674077362

ISBN10: 0674077369

Boiling Energy : Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung by Richard Katz - ISBN 9780674077362
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 82
Copyright: 1982
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Boiling Energy : Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung by Richard Katz - ISBN 9780674077362

ISBN13: 9780674077362

ISBN10: 0674077369

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 82

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Summary

This account of the ancient healing dances practiced by the Kung people of southern Africa's Kalahari Desert includes vivid eyewitness descriptions of night-long healing dances and interviews with Kung healers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword by Richard B. Lee

Acknowledgments Kung Who Speak in this Book

1. Starting Points

2. Kung Hunter-Gatherers

3. The Kung Approach to Healing

4. At a Healing Dance 5. Kinachau, a Traditional Healer

6. "The Death That Kills Us All"

7. Education for Healing

8. Career of the Healer

9. Female Perspectives

10. Toma Zho, a Healer in Transition

11. The Tradition of Sharing

12. Kau Dwa, a Strong Healer

13. Wa Na, a Healer among Healers

14. Psychological and Spiritual Growth

15. The Challenge of Change

16. A Final Meeting with Kinachau

17. "Tell Our Story to Your People" Orthography

Glossary

Bibliography

Index