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Sacred lands of Indian America

Author: Charles E Little; Jake Page; Ruth Rudner; David Muench
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A celebration in words and photographs of 25 places considered sacred by Native Americans, many of which are under threat of development and desecration. Prepared with the cooperation of five major American Indian organizations concerned with preservation, the book includes essays by important Indian and Christian writers in the realm of the sacred.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Little; Jake Page; Ruth Rudner; David Muench
ISBN: 0810906031 9780810906037
OCLC Number: 46385870
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword : From the land, gifts of the spirit / by Charles E. Little --
The conquest of Emerald Peak : San Carlos Apache --
The songs of Arlecho : Lummi --
Bear's lodge : Plains tribes --
The repatriation of Blue Lake and Sandia : Taos and Sandia --
An ill wind on Nch'I-Wána : Yakama, Cascade-Klikitat --
Another horn of the buffalo : Lakota, Northern Cheyenne --
Growing up sacred / an essay by Paula Gunn Allen --
Keeping a place for prayer : Ahjumawi (Pit river) --
River of Life : Northern Cheyenne --
Treacherous mountains : Crow --
A heritage impounded : Chumash --
A tale fo two mountains : Navajo --
Badger-two medicine : Blackfeet --
Let the spirit flow : Snoqualmie --
Rehearsals for rain : Hopi, Navajo --
Sacred places of the heart and soul / an essay by Rennard Strickland --
The preference of the White Clay People : Gros Ventre, Assiniboine --
A place of reverence : Cochiti, Jemez, Santa Ana, Sandia, Zia Pueblos --
The God of the Waters : Mendota --
The price of the sacred : Chemehuevi --
Time is running out / an essay by James Parks Morton --
Postscript : Toward a sacred lands policy initiative --
appendix : Organizations concerned with sacred lands --
Contributors --
An appreciation --
Picture credits --
The Sacred Land Film Project --
Selected further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: text by Charles E. Little, Jake Page, and Ruth Rudner ; essays by Paula Gunn Allen, Rennard Strickland, and James Park Morton ; edited by Jake Page, forword by Charles E. Little, photography by David Muench.

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A celebration in words and photographs of 25 places considered sacred by Native Americans, many of which are under threat of development and desecration. Prepared with the cooperation of five major American Indian organizations concerned with preservation, the book includes essays by important Indian and Christian writers in the realm of the sacred.

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