Book Title: Sacred Laws, Spiritual Healing & Doctoring Songs: Interviews with Bernice Torrez, Kashaya Pomo
Year Published: 2019
Pacifica Program: Depth Psychology
Sacred Laws, Spiritual Healing & Doctoring Songs: Interviews with Bernice Torrez, Kashaya Pomo
Healer, spiritual teacher and culture bearer, Bernice Torrez has left us a treasury of sacred knowledge, traditions and cultural practices. Vibrant stories, legends, visions, dreams, and autobiographical material weave a beautiful portrait of an inspiring woman and the Kashaya tribe to whom she belonged.
About Ismana Carney
Ismana Carney holds a Ph.D. in Depth Psychology and an M.A. in History with a focus on Comparative World Religions. She teaches college courses in both areas of expertise and oversees student success programs in higher education. Dr. Carney has produced three feature length documentary films on Native American issues that have aired on several PBS channels nationwide, entitled: We Pray with Tobacco; Chief Mountain Hot Shots: Firefighters of the Blackfeet Nation; and The Iron Lodge: Native American Spirituality Behind Bars. She is also the author of Women’s Ways with Fire: Transforming Self in the Heart of Nature. Outskirts Press. 2015.