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The Way of the Spirit: Native American Ceremonies and Traditions

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A powerful exploration of Native American spirituality, rituals, healing secrets, and sacred places. Inspiring photographs, short essays, poetry, songs, writings, and art.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Time Life Medical (first published May 1997)
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Owlseyes
Oct 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: native-americans, usa


I quote a Sioux Indian:"We Indians live in a world of symbols...we try to understand them not with the head but with the heart".


This book is filled with symbols and gorgeous landscapes-photographs of the territory this immense number of tribes inhabited: the whole USA.

Talismans,rites artifacts and songs...ceremony rituals and prayers...shamans, charms and drums and masks...and pipes. There's at the end of the book a section dedicated to black-and-white photographs of individuals from the diff
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