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How can one sell the air? : Chief Seattle's vision

Author: Seattle, Chief; Eli Gifford; R Michael Cook
Publisher: Summertown, Tenn. : Book Pub. Co., ©1992.
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"We know that Native Americans have a long history of understanding the relationship between humans and the earth. Chief Seattle's eloquent plea to respect "the Sacred Web of Life" has become an inspiration to many. But what did Chief Seattle really say? Our research led us to the version the Suquamish elders from Seattle's tribe include in their oral tradition, published in this new edition along with two popular  Read more...
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How can one sell the air?
Summertown, Tenn. : Book Pub. Co., ©1992
(OCoLC)654631915
Named Person: Seattle, Chief; Seattle, Chief
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seattle, Chief; Eli Gifford; R Michael Cook
ISBN: 0913990485 9780913990483
OCLC Number: 27146669
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 14 x 22 cm
Contents: Chief Seattle's speech as recorded by Dr. Henry Smith (1854, published 1887) --
Historical information and background --
How can one sell the air? [poem] by Ted Perry, inspired by Chief Seattle --
My words are like the stars, adapted by William Arrowsmith from Chief Seattle's speech as recorded by Henry B. Smith.
Responsibility: [editors, Eli Gifford and R. Michael Cook].

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"We know that Native Americans have a long history of understanding the relationship between humans and the earth. Chief Seattle's eloquent plea to respect "the Sacred Web of Life" has become an inspiration to many. But what did Chief Seattle really say? Our research led us to the version the Suquamish elders from Seattle's tribe include in their oral tradition, published in this new edition along with two popular twentieth century adaptations. A section of historical background explains the evolution of the speech and clears up the recent controversy surrounding its authenticity"--Back cover.

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