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Native Wisdom: Perceptions of the Natural Way

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"Mitakuye oyasin" - "we are all related." This Oglala Sioux saying is the philosophy underlying Native American spirituality and practices, a sense of connection to the entire universe. In Native Wisdom, Ed McGaa (Eagle Man) presents an accessible overview of the religion of his people, in chapters ranging from the philosophical to the detailed and practical.<P>Each chapter opens with questions that might be posed by those unfamiliar with "the Natural Way" - the Earth-based spiritual practices of the Oglala Sioux. McGaa uses these questions as a starting point to delve into a variety of topics, which taken as a whole present a comprehensive guide to living a life in harmony with nature, as well as a life dedicated to preserving the earth.<P>Native Wisdom features several informative appendices, including a brief glossary of Lakota words and traditional spiritual songs in English and Lakota.

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Nitakuys oyasin -"we are all related." The Oglala Sioux saying is the philosophy underlying Native American spirituality and practices, a sense of connection to the entire universe. “Native Wisdom” features several informative appendices, including a brief glossary of Lakota words and traditional spiritual songs in English and Lakota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781571781147
Author:
Hawk, Rudy Chasing
Author:
Hawk, Rudy Chasing
Author:
McGaa, Ed
Publisher:
Council Oak Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Native American Studies - Spirituality
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Oglala Indians
Subject:
Oglala philosophy.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Spirituality
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Nitakuys oyasin -"we are all related." The Oglala Sioux saying is the philosophy underlying Native American spirituality and practices, a sense of connection to the entire universe. “Native Wisdom” features several informative appendices, including a brief glossary of Lakota words and traditional spiritual songs in English and Lakota.
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