Native American Wisdom by Louise MengelkochNative American Wisdom by Louise Mengelkoch

Native American Wisdom

EditorLouise Mengelkoch, Kent Nerburn

Paper over Board | January 1, 1993

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We recognize the philosophy of the original Americans as coming from the earth we walk on, from those who preceded us. As we read the wisdom of these peoples, it is possible to feel a reconnection with our land and ourselves. This beautiful collection of the best of Native American wisdom features the thoughts of Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, Black Elk, Ohiyesa, and many others on Native American ways of living, learning, and dying. Taken from orations, recorded observations of life and social affairs, and other first-person testimonies, this book selects a wide range of Native American wisdom and distills it to its essence in short, digestible quotes that are meaningful and timeless - perhaps even more timely now than when they were written.
Kent Nerburn holds a PhD in both theology and art. He is an author, sculptor, and educator who has been involved in Native American issues and education. He developed and directed an award-winning oral history project on the Red Lake Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota. He has edited several books on Native American subjects inclu...
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Title:Native American WisdomFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:128 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.51 inPublished:January 1, 1993Publisher:New World LibraryLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0931432782

ISBN - 13:9780931432781

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This book isolates the essence of Native American wisdom: the essential harmony of natural and human worlds--in short, accessible bits of philosophy. A major percentage of the profits will be donated to organizations supporting Native American causes