Synopses & Reviews
The author of Mother Earth Spirituality relates the history of the Rainbow Tribe and shows readers how the Nature Way, described in detail in Mother Earth Spirituality, can be integrated into the seemingly incompatible lifestyles of today's urban and suburban dwellers. Ed McGaa, Eagle Man is an Oglala Sioux writer, lecturer, and ceremonial leader.
The practical sequel to Mother Earth Spirituality that applies Native American teachings and ritual to comtemporary living.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -260).
About the Author
Ed McGaa, J.D., was born on the Oglala Sioux reservation in South Dakota and is a registered tribal member. He served in Korea as a Marine Corporal before earning an undergraduate degree at St. John's University in Minnesota. He then rejoined the Marine Corps to become a Phantom F4 fighter pilot in Vietnam, where he flew in more than a hundred combat missions. Upon his return McGaa danced in six annual Sioux Sun Dances. The Sun Dance led him to the seven Mother Earth ceremonies under the tutelage of Chief Eagle Feather and Chief Fools Crow, two Sioux holy men. Eagle Man holds a law degree from the University of South Dakota and is the author of Red Cloud: Biography of an Indian Chief; Mother Earth Spirituality: Healing Ourselves and Our World; Rainbow Tribe: Ordinary People Journeying on the Red Road; Native Wisdom: Perceptions of the Natural Way; and the novel Eagle Vision: Return of the Hoop.