I have no idea whom Mi-Shell is or why she used my Lakota name…making it appear as if I am she & she is me….I have only two drums, one that was passed to me by my Father Calvin Dupree, the other I made myself.
For one appearing so deep & respectful, I find it odd using someones Sacred name as it appears here.
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I do agree with the poem…the Circle of Life is being restored, the divine feminine energy & balance will be again, as it was before!
One of my most important companions is my drum.
Nice sentence !
– But which one?
I have over 60 drums, many of them handmade by me.
I use them for school visits and public teaching events, on Pow Wows and multicultural gatherings, for the people to use, to learn about drumming and the Power of the heartbeat of Mother Earth, so they all can meet and feel the voice of our common Soul.
There however are a few drums, that are “special” 🙂
Let me introduce you to one of them:
My Llooking Back Woman drum”.
The woman on it is looking back at where she came from.
What she has experienced
What she has survived
All the good stuff
And all the bad.
But she is moving forward.
towards the tree of Life that grows on Mother Turtle –
(seen as the living animate World by our Native…
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