Giving voice to bear: North American Indian rituals, myths, and images of the bear

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Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1991 - Social Science - 224 pages
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The bear is the central figure of many Native American rituals, often representing transformation, growth, and renewal. Rockwell explores the role of the bear in tribal traditions and leads readers into the highly animate world of Native American spirituality. 40 photographs and 60 line drawings.

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Rockwell, founder of a consulting firm on natural resources, offers a most exciting and enlightening book on the spiritual relationship between Indians and bears. He maintains that this kinship ... Read full review

Contents

That is the Way They are Born in the Form of a Bear
9
Grandfather I am Sorry I Must Kill You
25
Ah Bear We are the Same Person
91
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David Rockwell has worked in the field of natural resource conservation for more than 25 years as a consultant, manager, writer, and teacher. His previous books include "Nature of North America" and "Giving Voice to Bear," He lives in Dixon, Montana.

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