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The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Livingby Joseph M Marshall
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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.
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.
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