Circle Of Life: Traditional Teachings Of Native American Elders

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Clear Light Publishers, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 364 pages
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Circle of Life presents, in written form, traditional oral Native American sacred teachings involving spirituality, ceremonies, visions, healings, everyday life, and the warrior's way from the Iroquois, Lakota and other traditions. The author, James David Audlin (Distant Eagle), has been receiving these teachings orally from elders since he was a youth. The wisdom includes Native American views on cosmology, ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, sociology, psychology, healing, dream interpretation and vision quests.

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Contents

Washte Wakan
22
in Reality Awareness
57
Human Relationships
81
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

James David Audlin (Distant Eagle) was born in Alexandria Bay, New York. He received his B.A. from Eisenhower College and M.Div. from Andover Newton Theological School. He is an ordained clergyperson in the United Church of Christ, has taken precepts with Chogye Zen Buddhism, and has studied the Native American spiritual tradition since his youth. He writes novels, stories, plays and poetry, and he plays several instruments, sings and composes music. He has also been a pastor, an adjunct instructor in world religions, a newspaper editor and a professional musician. Audlin lives in the Catskill Mountains region of New York state and has two children, Katharine and John.

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