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Original instructions : indigenous teachings for a sustainable future

Author: Melissa K Nelson
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Bear & Company, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Indigenous leaders and other visionaries suggest solutions to today's global crisis"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa K Nelson
ISBN: 9781591430797 1591430798
OCLC Number: 154692059
Description: xxiv, 359 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface : remembering the original instructions / Kenny Ausubel --
Introduction : lighting the sun of our future : how these teachings can provide illumination / Melissa K. Nelson --
Listening to natural law / Chief Oren Lyons --
First nations survival and the future of the Earth / Rebecca Adamson --
Acoma coexistence and continuance / Petuuche Gilbert --
Ethics from the land : traditional protocols and the maintenance of peace / Marlowe Sam --
Indigenous knowledge as the basis for our future / Priscilla Settee --
Clear thinking : a positive solitary view of nature ; The Iroquois confederacy / John Mohawk --
A democracy based on peace / Chief Oren Lyons --
An Okanagan worldview of society / Jeannette Armstrong --
Peace technologies from the San Bushmen of Africa / Megan Biesel, Kxao=Oma., and /'Angn!ao /'Un --
Where is the Holy Land? / Leslie Gray --
Restoring indigenous history and culture to nature / Dennis Martinez, Enrique Salmón, and Melissa K. Nelson --
Protecting water quality and religious freedom at the Isleta Pueblo / Verna Williamson-Teller --
The art of thriving in place / John Mohawk --
She is us : thought woman and the sustainability of worship / Paula Gunn Allen --
Ethiopian women : from passive resources to active citizens / Bogaletch Gebre --
Powerful like a river : reweaving the web of our lives in defense of environmental and reproductive justice / Katsi Cook --
From the first to the last bite : learning from the food knowledge of our ancestors / John Mohawk --
Re-indigenizing our bodies and minds through native foods / Mellisa K. Nelson --
Dancing for the Apus : Andean food and farming / Julio Valladolid Rivera --
On the importance of our connection to food / Jacquelyn Ross --
Protecting the culture and genetics of wild rice / Winona LaDuke --
Cultural change, climate change, and the future of civilization / John Mohawk --
Protecting the web of life : indigenous knowledge and biojustice / Tom Goldtooth --
Return of the ancient council ways : indigenous survival in Chiapas / Ohki Siminé Forest --
Front line of resistance : indigenous peoples and energy development / Clayton Thomas-Muller --
Speaking for the voiceless / Richard DeerTrack --
Re-indigenization defined / Greg Cajete, John Mohawk, and Julio Valladolid Rivera --
El poder de la palabra/the power of the word : toward a Nahuatl/Mestizo consciousness / Francisco X. Alarcón --
Mending the split-head society with trickster consciousness / Melissa K. Nelson --
Re-nativization in North and South America / Tirso Gonzales --
Taro roots run deep : Hawaiian restoration of sacred foods and communities / Mark Paikuli-Stride, Eric Enos, and Nalani Minton --
The power of being a human being / John Trudell.
Responsibility: edited by Melissa K. Nelson.
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