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The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living

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Joseph M. Marshall’s thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives.

Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned from his elders. Here he focuses on the twelve core qualities that are crucial to the Lakota way of life--bravery, fortitude, generosity, wisdom, respect, honor, perseverance, love, humility, sacrifice, truth, and compassion. Whether teaching a lesson on respect imparted by the mythical Deer Woman or the humility embodied by the legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse, The Lakota Way offers a fresh outlook on spirituality and ethical living.

Synopsis:

Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, "The Lakota Way" expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and imparts the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life.

About the Author

Joseph M. Marshall III was born on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in what is now south-central South Dakota. A historian, educator, speaker, and the author of two collections of essays and a novel, Marshall has also been an advisor and actor in television movies, and a recipient of the Wyoming Humanities Award.

Table of Contents

Humility — Perseverance — Respect — Honor — Love — Sacrifice — Truth — Compassion — Bravery — Fortitude — Generosity — Wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142196090
Author:
Marshall, Joseph M., III
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Marshall, Joseph M.
Author:
Marshall, Joseph
Author:
Marshall, Joseph M., III
Author:
Yellowhawk, James Mark
Author:
Marshall III, Joseph M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
Values
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Storytelling
Subject:
Teton Indians
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Series:
Compass
Series Volume:
TM 1-1520-238-T-1
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black and white illustrations
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in
Age Level:
from 18

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Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling

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