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The Firekeeper: A Narrative of the New York Frontier

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An epic adventure based on the extraordinary historical story of Sir William Johnson and the author's dreams of a Mohawk "woman of power" who lived three centuries ago.
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The Firekeeper: A Narrative of the New York Frontier

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Overview

An epic adventure based on the extraordinary historical story of Sir William Johnson and the author's dreams of a Mohawk "woman of power" who lived three centuries ago.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438429342
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/8/2009
  • Series: Excelsior Editions
  • Pages: 513
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Moss is a novelist, journalist, historian, and lifelong dream explorer. For many years he has taught and practiced Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of dreamwork and shamanic techniques. His many books include Conscious Dreaming: A Spiritual Path for Everyday Life; Dreamgates: An Explorer's Guide to the Worlds of Soul, Imagination, and Life Beyond Death; Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul; The Three "Only" Things: Tapping the Power of Dreams, Coincidence and Imagination; and The Secret History of Dreaming. His novels include the three-volume cycle of the Iroquois, Fire Along the Sky; The Firekeeper; and The Interpreter. Moss lives in upstate New York.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: A WIND OUT OF IRELAND

1. Women of Power
2. Tara's Shadow
3. Wolf Captive
4. Strength of a Unicorn
5. Burden Straps
6. A Lake of Beer for God
7. Time of Power
8. Welcomed by Larks
9. Soul Drivers
10. Newcomers

PART TWO: THE FLINT PEOPLE

11. The Octagon
12. Winter Games
13. The Net
14. Forest Killer
15. Gifts of Iron
16. Bugling Elk
17. Wolf Dreaming
18. Devils of New York
19. A Severed Head
20. Warpath
21. To Cause a Bear
22. The Olive of Lydius
23. The God-Given
24. Moon of Crusted Snow
25. Rage

PART THREE : THE LIVING BONES

26. She Who Dreams
27. White Death
28. Man of Two Worlds
29. Fire That Never Dies
30. Fields of War
31. The Wolf's Throat
32. Husking Time
33. Hummingbirds
34. The Real World
35. Mother of the Falls

Names of the Iroquois
English-Mohawk Guide to Names
Mohawk-English Glossary
Source Notes
Acknowledgments
About the Author

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