only met the Bear Mother when I was sick. Was she there all
along? If I had stayed healthy, would she have appeared at
Woman asks that question at the beginning of Send
Word, Bear Mother,
a feature-length dramatic film based on the true story
of a woman's journey to healing.
As we accompany the woman on her journey, we discover
the profound connection between humans and grizzly bears,
creatures with whom we have ancient ties.
We also witness the power of imagery and imagination,
and the mindbody connection, in healing and health.
"This is a deeply significant personal journey
that has great meaning for individual women and for
Jean Shinoda Bolen,
Author and Jungian Psychoanalyst