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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
First Contact in Korea: A Native English Teacher's Journey Into the Backwoods of South Korea By Brian Ward
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When I witnessed my first air raid drill while walking home from work in Korea, I realized that teaching English in Korea was going to be a lot different than any other place where Americans go to... More > work abroad. In my non-fiction book, "First Contact in Korea: A Native English Teacher's Journey into the Backwoods of South Korea," I will chronicle my struggles of learning how to pronounce my Korean students' names, the 15-minute golf lesson I got in Korean that increased my driving distance 20%, my interactions with my Korean co-worker "Kid" who confesses to me that he was accused by his ex-wife of burning down her house and the cheapest and best eye surgery I've gotten in any country, which is Enucleation eye surgery. It is priced at $2,500 in Korea vs. $22,000 in the United States. My book will awaken my readers to the transitional opportunities available in a place that shares few American customs but many of the comforts of home.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans (Hardcover) By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
Colonial Native Dispossession of North Carolina By Baylus C. Brooks
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This is a collection of primary source references concerning American native dispossession in Eastern North Carolina. This was a project for a class and is not complete by any means but, it is a... More > good start. Some interpretation of these records is offered.< Less
Colonial Native Dispossession of North Carolina By Baylus C. Brooks
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This is a collection of primary source references concerning American native dispossession in Eastern North Carolina. This was a project for a class and is not complete by any means but, it is a... More > good start. Some interpretation of these records is offered.< Less
Afro-Native Poetry and Rhymes By AfroN8V
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AfroN8V (Afro-Native) is a Miami, Florida born and bred MC, Spoken Word Poet, Socio-Cultural Historical Independent Scholar, of African-Native (South) American heritage. He is a student of... More > Afro-Creole Linguistics, Afro-Colombian History, African World History, Cultural Anthropology, and Sociology. His Spoken Word Poetry covers social affairs concerning his African and Indigenous descended people in both English and Spanish. This book covers a selection of his best poems written over a span of fifteen years.< Less
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop.< Less
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop. Mr. Garrison can be reached via email @ k.mashavu@hotmail.com< Less

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