The Wisdom of the Native Americans

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Kent Nerburn
New World Library, 1999 - History - 216 pages
These thought-provoking teachings from respected Native American leaders and thinkers provide a connection with the land, the environment, and the simple beauties of life. This collection of writings from revered Native Americans offers timeless, meaningful lessons on living and learning.

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User Review  - dswaddell - LibraryThing

This book is both interesting and insightful. The wisdom applies today just as it did when the words were origionally said. Read full review

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This is as close to how I beleive as i can describe,,although,,I live in the modern world,,,I love the quote ,,I have come to the conclusion that this Jesus was an indian,,uknown person,, page130 Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Kent Nerburn holds a PhD in both theology and art. He is an author, sculptor, and educator who has been involved in Native American issues and education. He developed and directed an award-winning oral history project on the Red Lake Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota. He has edited several books on Native American subjects including Native American Wisdom, The Wisdom of the Native Americans, and The Soul of an Indian. He is also the author of Letters to My Son, The Wolf at Twilight, Simple Truths: Clear and Gentle Guidance on the Big Issues of Life, Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life, and Ordinary Sacred: The Simple Beauty of Everyday Life. In 1995, Neither Wolf Nor Dog won the Minnesota Book Award. Nerburn is also the author of New York Times bestseller Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce: The Untold Story of an American Tragedy.

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