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The Sacred Wisdom of the American Indians
     

The Sacred Wisdom of the American Indians

by Larry J. Zimmerman
 

This authoritative guide to Native American tribal and sacred traditions stretches from Apache to Zuni. Beautifully illustrated with a wealth of historic documentary photographs, as well as brilliant images of crafts, landscapes, and art, The Sacred Wisdom of the American Indians provides more than just a fascinating overview of Native history, belief, and

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This authoritative guide to Native American tribal and sacred traditions stretches from Apache to Zuni. Beautifully illustrated with a wealth of historic documentary photographs, as well as brilliant images of crafts, landscapes, and art, The Sacred Wisdom of the American Indians provides more than just a fascinating overview of Native history, belief, and culture: it is a testament to timeless spiritual truths that speak to modern life as meaningfully as they did to the past. Now, especially, in this time of environmental challenges, the Native American reverence for nature holds lessons for all humanity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780280134
Publisher:
Watkins Media
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Larry J. Zimmerman is Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies and Public Scholar of Native American Representation at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. He was Head of the Archaeology Department of the Minnesota Historical Society from 2002 to 2004, and has served as editor of Plains Anthropologist. His books include American Indians: The First Nations (Life, Myth and Art) and Native North America (Living Wisdom), both published by DBP.

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