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Native American Legends By Matthew Reynolds
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The Native American people believed it better to learn from and worship the Earth rather than to try and master it. These are just a few of the lessons taught by the Great Spirit.
Native Americans, Then and Now By Stephen Reed,BS.Rel,MS.Thoe,MS,Social Work
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The History of Native Americans is both fascinating and in many ways, tragic. Estimates range from about 10 – 90 million Native Americans inhabited America at the time of the European arrivals.... More > They had lived in the land many, many years before white man set foot on their soil. It is believed that during the ice age, they had traveled a land-bridge across the Bering Sound, from Siberia into what is now Alaska. They had gradually migrated across the land and southward into Mexico and beyond. Insight and overview into the Immigration of the Native American to North America< Less
Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America By United States Department of Agriculture & USDA Forest Service
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(COLORED EDITION) Oaks are primarily temperate region trees and shrubs numbering approximately 600 species worldwide. Oaks have occupied the nonglaciated landscape of North America since the... More > Cretaceous Period. Fifty oak species are represented in two-thirds of the eastern North American forest cover types and dominate 68 percent of hardwood forests (191 million acres). Oaks have figured prominently in folklore, construction, food sources, medications, and dyes. Great political events have occurred under “charter oaks,” and Native Americans utilized acorns as food (particularly the sweeter white oaks) and the inner bark as medicine (Q. falcata, Q. ilicifolia, Q. imbricaria, Q. muehlenbergii, Q. rubra, and others). This genus, which includes economically important hardwoods, is also critical for meeting watershed, recreation, and wildlife management goals. This field guide provides an illustrated reference for identification of eastern oaks and can be used in several ways.< Less
Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America by Jack Weatherford. It includes a... More > detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America.< Less
A Short Essay of Hunting and Gathering Economics of the Native America India By Emudiaga Ebbah
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This book is titled A Short Essay of the Hunting and Gathering Economics of the Native America India, one of the essays that make up the book. Other essays are The Role Of Social Movement In The... More > Africa Political Development and The First World War was not a World war in its Scope and Significance do you agree ?< Less
Sacred Dialogues: Christianity and Native Religions in the Colonial Americas 1492-1700 By Nicholas Griffiths
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A Spanish conquistador who posed as a sorcerer and cured native Americans as he trekked across an unknown wilderness; a French Jesuit who conjured rain clouds in order to impress his indigenous flock... More > with the potency of Christian magic; a Puritan minister who healed a native chief in order to win him for God; a Mexican noble who was burned at the stake for resisting the gentle Franciscan friars; an Andean chief who was haunted by nightmares in which his native gods did battle with the Christian Father; a Huron magician who vied with French missionaries over spirits of the night in a shaking tent ceremony. These are a few of the individuals whose struggles are brought to life in the pages of this book. Their experiences, among others, reveal what happened when Christianity came into contact with Native American religions in three distinct regions of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century colonial America: Spanish, French and British.< Less
Canku Luta a man on a native path By Michael Hanke
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An homage to a spiritual man who followed his vision to bring the connection to Mother Earth back to Europe. A young European meets the Indian Chief and Medecin man who travels through Europe. He... More > becomes his friend and chauffeur. A personnal tale and a spiritual journey that gives a close view to the ancient Indian way of life. Native ceremonies and a charismatic teacher change the life of this young european who searches for true wisdom. the learning begins, and with the learning an exciting road movie finds its places all over Europe and in America.< Less
Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion By Gary R. Varner
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Folklorist Gary R. Varner takes a lengthy look at various myths, legends and beliefs of Native Americans in this book. Included are stories and archaeological finds from various lands that suggest... More > cultural contacts between explorers from China, Japan, the Mediterranean and Europe with Native Americans in pre-Columbian times. Native American folklore and myths are examined including the universal legends of the flood and stories of the mysterious god-men such as Quetzalcoatl, Votan and Chinigchinix, who brought the arts, technology and civilization to indigenous cultures. Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion is a fact-filled, yet fascinating story of the original inhabitants of North and South America. Varner has written several books on folklore and mythology and is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion By Gary R. Varner
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Folklorist Gary R. Varner takes a lengthy look at various myths, legends and beliefs of Native Americans in this book. Included are stories and archaeological finds from various lands that suggest... More > cultural contacts between explorers from China, Japan, the Mediterranean and Europe with Native Americans in pre-Columbian times. Native American folklore and myths are examined including the universal legends of the flood and stories of the mysterious god-men such as Quetzalcoatl, Votan and Chinigchinix, who brought the arts, technology and civilization to indigenous cultures. Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion is a fact-filled, yet fascinating story of the original inhabitants of North and South America. Varner has written several books on folklore and mythology and is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
A Tramp Across the Continent: An Adventurer, Journalist and Activist for Native American Rights and Nature’s Preservation Journeys Across North America (Hardcover) By Charles F. Lummis
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Charles F. Lummis tells of an America long departed, when the western and southern frontiers were wilderness, nature untrammeled and settlers rugged in the face of unforgiving conditions. Written as... More > a retrospective of the adventurer's youth, A Tramp Across the Continent, through its varied events and encounters, transports the reader to an era lost to time. The tale begins in 1884, when the author - disgruntled and unhappy with the tedium of everyday life - sets off from Ohio with the intention of reaching California on foot. His trek, spanning some 3,500 miles and 144 days, is filled with joy, pain and lessons aplenty. The author traverses several of North America's most distinctive landscapes; the bare Midwestern plains, the rugged Rocky Mountains, the deserts of Arizona, and finally the valleys and hills of California. It is the people however which make the journey of Lummis so unique; he is accosted by outlaws multiple times, but evades robbery with a combination of bravado and his trusty revolver.< Less

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