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USMC Honor Platoon a boot camp journal By David Lakota
eBook (PDF): $2.50
(2 Ratings)
"They won’t brainwash me.”, the incorrible teenager proudly proclaimed before shipping off to boot camp. Three months later, after successfully graduating in the top six percent of... More > his class, he wanted little else but to go “kill communitsts”. This book is a true-life account transcribed verbatim directly from Private Swendiman’s original journal he kept during his three months of basic training. Though strictly warned of harsh consequences, including imprisonment at Fort Levenworth, for anyone caught keeping records of military training operations, he boldly kept a detailed log of daily events including the seemingly insane behavior of the Marine drill instructors. He also reflects upon the unwilling attitudes of the recruits to conform to discipline and a military way of life. This journal is intended to give, those who want to know, an in-depth look into Marine Corps Boot Camp and what it means to become a US Marine. Semper Fi< Less
Sniper Point Adventure By David Laktoa
eBook (PDF): $2.50
(1 Ratings)
Alaska Canoeing Adventure, paddling down flooded Glacier Creek then out onto the notorious Turnagain Arm, out to Bird Point, spent the night, eating wild edibles, crossing the ocean inlet,... More > discovering a vast, unexplored wilderness, falling asleep in a warm, sunlit patch of thick moss of the rainforest floor. Then I awoke to a terrible feeling of impending disaster. Intuition told me to go to the cliff above where we had left the canoe. "Go." said intuition yet I knew this meant certain death. For the violent waters of Turnagain Arm were raging. When I hesitated, life said, "Go now!". So I did.... Life had become so rich and so boring that this dangerous adventure into the great unknown was vitally necessary. My dog Sadie went with me. Recalling this story and publishing it here is a catalyst for deeper appreciation of both civilization and grand adventure. Enjoy.< Less
Outward Bound Wilderness School By David Lakota
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(1 Ratings)
This epic adventure takes place on the border of the US and Canada during a three-week life-changing experience with the world-renowned Outward Bound Wilderness School. I was only 14 years old and... More > the epitome of a juvenile delinquent, full of energy and a chip on my shoulder toward authority. More than 210 miles we paddled and portaged and trudged through vast expanses of forest, swamp, lakes and waterways.The days were long, grueling, humid and hot. The nights were dark and full of mosquitoes. A three-day "solo" on a remote island with no food left me deeply humbled. I begin to question my dream of living wild and free… self-sufficiently. This story is of my first major adventure and my first-ever journal. This set the stage for 20+ years of remote exploration, discovery and documentary production in Alaska, Hawaii and Minnesota.< Less
Grapes of Wrath to One Foot in the Grave By Gerald Brotherton
eBook (PDF): $2.50
(1 Ratings)
"Think for yourself." says Gerald Brotherton, an 87 year-old man in Hawaii. He jotted down the details of his life story that he feels are pertinent for people of today. This is a condensed... More > biography and perspective on current global events. "This is the truth as I know it," he says, "but I don't have the final word on that." It is a good read... unique and from direct experience.< Less
Alaska Shaman Trilogy By David Lakota
eBook (PDF): $3.75
(1 Ratings)
Twenty years of wild adventure are packed into this compilation of short stories from Alaska, Hawaii and Minnesota, from the impoverished neighborhoods of the Twin Cities to the insanity of Marine... More > Corps bootcamp... from the paradise shores of Big Island Hawaii to the limitless realms of spirit and nature, this is my autobiography, an epic quest from birth in 1967 to present. I went from being a juvenile delinquent to a dedicated soldier. Then I deserted my unit on the brink of war and fled to Alaska to fulfill my life-long dream of living wild and free. There I began studying shamanism, learning directly from an Apache Medicine Chief named Snowleopard. Later I returned to civilization to begin a life of service as a Spiritual Warrior. This compilation is far from finished. I can spend the rest of my life adding to it. However, it is already full of great adventure stories, Native American wisdom and practical spirituality that I know you’ll get a lot out of even if it seems hard to believe. Enjoy.< Less
Ke Akua By David Lakota
eBook (PDF): $0.00
(1 Ratings)
This is a compilation of conversations I have had over the past year with Ke Akua (the Creator), also known as the Goddess. This is mostly for me, and I am publishing it just so I have a copy.... More > However, others may be able to glean someting valuable too.< Less
Alaska Shaman Trilogy By David Michael Lakota
eBook (PDF): $2.50
(1 Ratings)
The way of the shaman this book is... a real life story about Nature and the supernatural. These are three chapters, "The Baptism", "Dark Shadow in the Night" and "The Ranger... More > Prayer" from the Alaska Shaman Trilogy. This is presented as it was originally written from the journal David carried with him on his adventure. Of all the chapters written of his wilderness adventures and shaman experiences this one stands out. Never before or since had he ever encountered a being like the Dark Shadow in the Night. The Ranger Prayer is about the magick, mystery and power of an ancient Apache Ritual called the Ranger Prayer. David uses this to co-create new realities with the Life Force. In the Baptism he faces substantial fear and discomfort to make his way to an enchanted lake, one that beckoned him to drink from it and forever be changed. Check out: NewEarthArmy.com or EarthBattalionCavalry.com< Less
Earth Battalion S.W.A.T. Manual By David Lakota
eBook (PDF): $15.00
(1 Ratings)
This manual is for Survival, Sustainable Living, and a Generative Way of Life. This is advanced spiritual warrior training and the operations guide for a global revolution. Compiled by Captain David... More > Lakota for First Earth Battalion and numerous schools and retreats for sustainable living, this work of art and science is a masterpiece of heart and soul for the sake of humanity and the planet. Entire encyclopedias may be written about some of the profound principles and wisdom contained herein. This is a collection of more than 20 years of intense training in Alaska's backcountry and eight years of exploring throughout the Hawaiian Islands. There are also thousands of years worth of practical guidelines for daily living and spiritual enlightenment. This is a must read for Spiritual Warriors, Healers, Warrior-Monks, Educators, Ecologists and Revolutionaries. Enjoy.< Less
DragonShoulder Expedition By David Lakota
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“The DragonShoulder Expedition was dangerous, challenging and very fulfilling… an adventure of a lifetime. It took me years to muster the courage to face the many fears the climb... More > presented. First we had to kayak across the ice-cold and notoriously tumultuous ocean inlet waters of Turnagain Arm. Then we had to look for a way up and back down a mile-high mountain that no one we knew had ever ascended. The crossing was terrifying and exciting. The climb was wonderful, the descent was life-threatening and the crossing back to the other side was pleasant and beautiful. This was the first of four successful adventures to this mountain. Both the first one and the last one were filmed and are awaiting final editing. Your input and feedback on this storyline will greatly enhance the finished DVD. Please send comments to me at the following address. AlaskaFilmSchool@gmail.com< Less
Nika n Lakota By David Lakota
eBook (PDF): $15.00
This book is being published as a result of my preparing to embark deeper into this wild, crazy journey called Love. She made it clear she never wants to see or talk to me again, yet Akua HerSelf is... More > telling me that it is best I go to her. Only with such a great force as the Creator backing me do I dare embark upon this epic adventure. Even so it is terrifying. "She's in danger." says the Creator, and I have seen from the ruthlessness of her efficiency that Nature often leaves it up to us to help each other. If we don't, we die, or get sick and die, or get injured. Sometimes the worst thing is boredom. Beyond that is despair. I am going to this woman now out of love- even more than duty to God and World. Shanaya Nika... "on my way". Stay tuned for on-the-fly updates as I prepare to cross the great ocean landing upon the mainland in the middle of winter. Cav out. FROM: Capt. David Lakota New Earth Army Cavalry Cmdr.< Less