In the region of the Anasazi peoples, predecessors of the Pueblos peoples, located in the vast region that is now Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico, called 'the four corners'. There was a Myth known primarily in Hopi and Navajo cultures as Kokopelli.
Kokopelli, with his flute and apparent hump, is depicted in the oldest petroglyphs in southwestern North America, dating back about 3000 years. Some refer to him as a sage, a magician, a storyteller, a trickster, a healer, a teacher, a merchant, a God of the Harvest. But the unanimity is in the power of fertility, assuring success in crops, in growth, and in human conception. He was greatly evoked at the time of planting corn, to ensure a good harvest. The Navajos consider him the God of the Harvest and Abundance. The Zuni as a Rain priest. Others regard him as a spiritual guide with real healing power. There are several legends about him.
NATIVE FLUTE AND HEALING
The NAF (Native American) style flute is often used as music therapy, in recent research in the USA, where these flutes are very popular, their use has shown great improvement in measures of resilience to stress, asthma, anxiety, as well as post-traumatic stress. . It has also been shown to be effective in fighting depression. In general, impromptu flute encounters have been shown to increase the production of cancer-fighting cells.
By playing a flute, we can practice therapeutic breathing. According to Chinese medicine, the lung has the functions of managing our vital energy, body fluids, controlling channels and blood vessels, regulating the passage of water and all physiological activities, controlling the skin, sheltering the corporeal soul, in addition to having connection with and being affected by emotions, especially sadness, hurt or distress. Release your emotions beautifully by blowing the native flute!