Synopses & Reviews
According to Native American tradition, walking the Red Road is a metaphor for living within the Creator's rules -- a life of truth, friendship, respect, spirituality, and humanitarianism. For centuries, Native American elders, parents, teachers, and spiritual leaders have handed down their wisdom and values from generation to generation, leading others down the path of self-discovery and enlightenment.
365 Days of Walking the Red Road captures this priceless ancient knowledge and shows you how you can live your life to the fullest through integrity, compassion, and brotherhood. By reading the daily messages in this compelling work, you will discover yourself inside and out and move positively down your personal road without fear or doubt.
7Inspiring quotations from Native Americans, such as Tecumseh, Black Hawk, Geronimo, and Chief Joseph
7A monthly Red Road ethical principle
7A monthly Red Road spiritual lesson
7Instructions on what to do at a powwow
7The proper uses of dreamcatchers and other symbols and crafts
7The twelve moon names that tribes use to track the seasons
7Important dates in Native American history
This superb collection of Native American philosophy and culture helps you on your path along the Red Road in your quest for truth, light, and love.
In 365 Days of Walking the Red Road, author Terri Jean brings the voices of elders and tribal leaders to life, offering insights to help readers follow the spiritual path that transcends religion. The words of Tecumseh, Black Hawk, Geronimo, Chief Joseph, and many others remind, inspire, and educate today's spiritual seeker.
The 365 daily entries feature:
-- Inspiring quotations from Native Americans
-- Recognition of well-known Native Americans' birthdays
-- Special explanations of Native American culture, such as pow-wows and dream-catching
In the words of Chiefeagle of the Teton Sioux: "Your mind must be like a tipi. Leave the entrance flap open so that fresh air can enter and clear out the smoke of confusion." Such is the wisdom of the ancient and modern voices in this superb collection of Native American writings.
The voices of Native American elders and tribal leaders come to life, offering insights to help readers follow the spiritual path that transcends religion. The words of Tecumseh, Black Hawk, Geronimo, Chief Joseph, and many others remind, inspire, and educate today's spiritual seeker. Also included are explanations of Native American cultural traditions, including pow-wows and dream-catching.