This book contains thousands of names of historical Shawnee figures both great and small, providing information on their lineages, clans, political divisions, treaties signed and battles fought. The... More > entries are the result of many years of painstaking research in an area where birth, marriage and death certificates, wills and such are seldom available. An Appendix by Noel Schutz, a student of the eminent Shawnee linguist the late Charles F. Voegelin, provides a description of the Shawnee naming system and social organization (clans, phratries and divisions). In addition, endnotes offer an analysis of the meaning and clan affiliations of many Shawnee names. This work is a valuable resource for scholars and laymen alike. It is a must for those who have Native American roots it provides genealogical information on ancestors and their descendants. Second Edition. Contact Don Greene here< Less
THUNDER MAIDEN is the second book in the fantasy series The Gondawyn Apocalypse. It continues the saga of Elandriel, a village maiden chosen to use her unfolding mystic gifts to battle against Makir,... More > the evil overlord of the Kingdom of Gondawyn called the Demon Master. Leaving the splendor of Idannu where she was pronounced a Thunder Maiden, Elandriel and her companions join the only remaining prince of the House of Davon, Prince Jarell, to embark on an odyssey to cast down all the horrors that enslave Gondawyn and cast out the spells that mesmerize the inhabitants. It has been decreed that she must battle the evil that lurks in all the corners of the land before coming face to face with the Demon Master before his altar of sacrifice in the hidden labyrinths beneath the impenetrable fortress of Moyrah-haddan.< Less
DEMONBANE begins with an odd seer proclaiming that an outcast maiden named Elandriel will save the land from the iron fist of the Demon Master who has placed the kingdom under a dreadful curse. As... More > Elandriel’s mystic gifts unfold, she undertakes her quest, joined by a motley band of companions. Her mystic gifts continue to burgeon with each battle fought until she is consecrated in her calling by the blessings of Queen Ethyriel in the legendary land of Idannu.
Elandriel, like all of us in our more commonplace lives, must bear the harsh realities of existence. Ultimately, Elandriel comes to realize the source of suffering is the evil of this world and what her own destiny is to be: The higher the calling, the greater the sacrifice; the greater the sacrifice, the more severe the suffering; the more severe the suffering, the more glorious the destiny. Elandriel is, as are all history’s exceptional luminaries, a beacon to light the shadowed paths we tread.< Less