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The Voice Of The Dawn: An Autohistory Of The Abenaki Nation
" My] story is a sash woven of many strands of language. The first strand is the remembered wisdom of the Abenaki community. The second strand is our history and that of our relatives, written down by European, Native American, and Euroamerican observers. The third strand is what our Mother the Earth has revealed to us through the studies and writings of those who delve in ...more
Published January 1st 2001
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Jun 07, 2010 Phyllis Harrison rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Native Americans down to pre-teens
This one-of-a-kind book tells the stories of Abenaki life in a folksy kind of first person plural but getting beyond that, it is a wealth of information that not only tells the reader the information but does it in an interesting way that is supplemented with the author's own childhood experiences (which I could greatly relate to as it was similar to my own). The Voice of the Dawn is filled with pictures and the resource section of books, papers, music, museums and more is packed with ...more