The Soul of an Indian: And Other Writings from Ohiyesa (Charles Alexander Eastman) [NOOK Book]

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The writings of Ohiyesa, an esteemed Native American educated in white culture, containing insights into spirituality, the human experience, and the Native American culture.
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The Soul of an Indian: And Other Writings from Ohiyesa (Charles Alexander Eastman)

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Overview

The writings of Ohiyesa, an esteemed Native American educated in white culture, containing insights into spirituality, the human experience, and the Native American culture.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781577312581
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 10/13/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 656,974
  • File size: 185 KB

Meet the Author

Kent Nerburn is an author, sculptor, and educator who has been deeply involved in Native American issues and education. He developed and directed an award-winning oral history project on the Red Lake Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota. In addition to being a program evaluator for the Minnesota Humanities Commission and serving on their selection board, he has served as a consultant in curriculum development for the American Indian Institute in Norman, Oklahoma, and has been a presenter before various groups, including the National Indian Education Association and the President’s blue-ribbon panel on Indian Education.

Nerburn has edited three highly acclaimed books on Native American subjects: Native American Wisdom, The Wisdom of the Native Americans, and The Soul of an Indian. Nerburn is also the author of Letters to My Son; Neither Wolf Nor Dog, winner of the Minnesota Book Award for 1995; The Wolf at Twilight; Simple Truths: Clear and Gentle Guidance on the Big Issues of Life; Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life; and Ordinary Sacred: The Simple Beauty of Everyday Life.

Kent Nerburn holds a PhD in both Theology and Art and lives with his family in northern Minnesota.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2012

    Simply excellent

    A great book if you wish to learn about the Native Indian.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2004

    Just what I was looking for

    This past year I found out I have Dakota blood. It didn't surprise me that I was Native American but I wondered why I had never before sought literature concerning the Native way. Ohiyesa's writings were just what I was looking for. I wanted a clear-cut view of what Dakota culture was like before white men invaded. Ohiyesa's account is personal, which means something special. I highly recommend this book if you are Dakota or wish to know what the Native way is about, or if you are searching for something. Be open to anything.

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