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Sacred Lands of Indian America
From rock art in New Mexico used for spiritual purposes for 3,000 years to a recently rediscovered shaman's cave in the Mojave Desert, Sacred Lands of Indian America celebrates in words and vivid photographs some of the most beautiful and spiritually important landscapes in America.This stunning volume details the stories of 25 of these sacred places, many of which are und ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Harry N. Abrams
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This has been a surprising read. Picked up on a whim at the library, almost a coffee table book thanks to its size and nice photography, it is also interesting for its writing and perspective. Holy places are a main concern of mine, particularly holy natural places. And I'm always fascinated by other people's cultures. But this also raises all the old questions and resolves none - though they may be unresolvable.
James Keena "Jake" Page, Jr. was the founding editor of Doubleday's Natural History Press, as well as editorial director of Natural History magazine and science editor of Smithsonian magazine. He has written more than forty books on the natural sciences, zoological topics, and Native American affairs, as well as mystery fiction.More about Jake Page...