Cover image for Sacred places in North America : a journey into the medicine wheel
Sacred places in North America : a journey into the medicine wheel
Milne, Courtney, 1943-
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Publication Information:
New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1999.
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Originally published in 1994 in Canada under the title Spirit of the land--verso t.p.
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Central Library E98.R3 M55 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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100 photographs capture the earth's spiritual heritage.

Author Notes

Courtney Milne, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is internationally acclaimed for his portraits of the landscape. He has photographed in more than fifty countries and has presented multimedia concerts and print exhibitions around the globe. His other books include The Sacred Earth, Spirit of the Land, Visions of the Goddess, W.O. Mitchell Country (released in 1999), and a series on the Canadian Prairies. In 1993, Milne was awarded the National Association for Photographic Art's Gold Medal for Distinction in Canadian Photography.
Active in the environmental movement for most of his career, Milne has spent much of the past decade traveling the world and recording his impressions of the Earth's sacred places. He lives with his partner and collaborator, Sherrill Miller, on an acreage near Saskatoon. For further information and to view many more photographs, visit his website at

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 9
Prayer to the Four Windsp. 13
Eastp. 14
Southp. 39
Westp. 76
Northp. 96
Photographer's Notesp. 123
Referencesp. 124
Indexp. 127

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