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The way of the human being

Author: Calvin Martin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how Native Americans understand the world and their place in it and discusses what other cultures can learn by studying Native American beliefs and traditions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Martin
ISBN: 0300074689 9780300074680 0300085524 9780300085525
OCLC Number: 39887135
Description: xii, 235 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: From the east beauty has been restored. Coming to America ; --to the Skin of the World --
From the south beauty has been restored. Cartier's bear ; Einstein's beaver --
From the west beauty has been restored. Raven's children ; Oscar --
From the north beauty has been restored. A witch's story ; Frogs --
From all around me beauty has been restored. Winter count.
Responsibility: Calvin Luther Martin.
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In this volume, Calvin Luther Martin proposes that the Europeans learned what they wished to learn from the native Americans, not what the Americans actually meant. Drawing on his own experience with  Read more...

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