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Title:
The soul of an Indian and other writings from Ohiyesa (Charles Alexander Eastman)
Author:
Eastman, Charles A., 1858-1939.
Physical Description:
xv, 76 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
General Note:
"A reconfiguration of his [i.e. Eastman's] writings, chosen from a variety of sources, woven together in a way that gives voice to the spiritual vision that animated all his writing and speaking"--A note to the reader.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Foreword -- The ways of the spirit -- The great mystery -- The temple of nature -- The power of silence -- The presence of spirit -- Poverty and simplicity -- Nature and solitude -- The importance of prayer -- The appreciation of beauty -- The miracle of the ordinary -- The ways of the people -- The teaching of children -- The great song of creation -- The child's first lessons -- The role of the elders -- A life of service -- The beauty of generosity -- Order, etiquette, and decorum -- The moral strength of women -- The sacredness of honor -- The honor of warfare -- Respect for justice -- The disgrace of lying and thievery -- Friendship -- Bravery and courage -- The reality of psychic powers -- The meaning of death -- The coming of the white ways -- The effect of the white religion -- The hypocrisy of the christians among us -- The true spirit of Jesus -- Christian civilization -- Lament for a lost vision -- The gift of my people -- Afterword.
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ISBN:
9781577312000
Format :
Book

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