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Posted May 16, 2009
Great insight into the Indian Spirit.
Very easy to read and understand. Relates the closeness of the Indian cultures with nature. This book leaves you with the true feeling of the universality of spirit and makes one question the validity of theologies that exclude all other explanations of God and the spirit world.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted December 7, 2001
Growing up in South Dakota, I was raised with preconceived notions about Native Americans. This was not because of my parents or schooling, it was because of my society. I lived in Sioux Falls, SD and the Native American population is very low. Whites being the majority race. However, when I went to college, I decided to attend school in Rapid City, SD. My eyes became closed to what the Native Americans really valued and believed. After giving some thought to my ideology, I decided on buying Soul of an Indian. My mind changed dramatically! Not only did I see a new type of people, but I realized, like the Native Americans, whites too, have had times of hardships and controversy. This book has exemplified the main underlyings for thought and philosophical contemplation. I believe from reading this book, not only have I become a better person, but a better educated person. If you want a book that will give you a straight forward interpetation of Indian beliefs and ideologies, then this book is certainly the one. Read it to learn, but more importantly, read it to grow.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.