The Portage: Mekanayzn Nongo (Path Today)

The Portage: Mekanayzn Nongo (Path Today)

by Rory Evans Wilson


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Meet Benjamin, his Ojibwe name is Lone Eagle. This book is a story about his life, growing up in the North Woods wilderness back in the days when the nations were known by names like Anishinabe, Iyiniwok, and Menominee. As a boy, he faces tragedy and becomes a lost son growing into adulthood. In spite of the tragedy in his life, he is able to find balance and a deep understanding and appreciation for God's creation and the Great Mystery. If you like reading about Native American history, the beauty of the natural environment, the suspense surrounding a life story, or the joy that is found in a new relationship, this book is for you. If you have ever dipped a paddle into a crystal clear northern lake and walked among the pine and birch forests, you will like this book. In summary, the book captures a piece of our little known history, a book about perseverance in the face of uncontrollable situations in our lives, and most importantly, a book about understanding our place in God's creation and the importance of the life force within us.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499741919
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/12/2014
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Rory Evans Wilson graduated from Drake University with a Bachelor of Science degree, major in Human Resource Management with extensive work in psychology, sociology, religion, and history. In addition to spiritual non-fiction and poetry, Wilson writes historical fiction as well as lyrics and music. In addition to his career in distribution management, he is actively involved in youth activities and teen ministry. Wilson and his wife coordinate fund raising events to support charities which contribute money to children in need both in the United States and around the world. He and his family live in the Chicago area.

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