The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans: An A to Z of Tribes, Culture, and History

The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans: An A to Z of Tribes, Culture, and History

by Adele Nozedar

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Overview

A comprehensive guide to the history, culture, and religious beliefs and practices of America’s native people, The Element Encyclopedia of Native Americans tells the varied and colourful stories of the tribes, their greatest leaders, wars, pacts, and the long-lasting impact that their profound wisdom and spirituality has on the West today.Containing a fascinating and comprehensive list of A-Z entries, including a series of essays, this encyclopedia will highlight:• Rituals and Ceremonies• Sacred Sites• The Arrival of the Europeans• Shamanism• Totems• The Warrior• The Afterlife• The First Nation Today• The Reservations• The Visionary World• Ancestors and SpiritsIllustrated throughout, including charts of the totem animals belonging to each clan and maps of tribal areas.

Adele Nozedar has enjoyed a varied career, spanning TV presentation, being in a cult indie band, running highly successful record labels and a PR company, exhibiting her photography, writing soundtracks, and being owner/manager of a remote residential recording studio. Adele belongs to the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and is a healer and colour therapist. She is the author of the Illustrated Signs & Symbols Sourcebook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007519446
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/31/2013
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 615,157
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Adele Nozedar has long been fascinated by the spiritual significance and healing power of birds. She is founder and owner of a music studio in the Brecon Beacons and formerly was one of the few women in the music industry to run a record label. Her own healing journey with birds began when a merlin sat on her window ledge when she was recovering from an operation. It allowed her to stroke it and was there every day of her convalescence. Only when she was better did the bird fly away.

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