The Soul of an Indian: And Other Writings from Ohiyesa (Charles Alexander Eastman)
New World Library, Oct 13, 2010 - History - 96 pages
Ohiyesa, a Dakota Indian also known as Charles Alexander Eastman, is one of America's most fascinating and overlooked individuals. Born in Minnesota in 1858, he obtained postgraduate degrees and advised U.S. presidents before returning to traditional living in native forests. This reissue contains Ohiyesa's insights on spirit, the human experience, and white culture's impact on Native American culture.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: The Soul of an Indian: And Other Writings from Ohiyesa (Charles Alexander Eastman)User Review - Erick San Miguel - Goodreads
Good Book. History on Mr. Eastman is pretty remarkable. Through his life you can see how he could be so reflective about his life as a person of the Native American people. There are many lessons to ... Read full review
American Indian artiﬁcial attitude believe Beloit College Boston University brave bravery brothers and sisters camp Charles Alexander Eastman child children of nature Christian civilization clan courage creation Crow Dog Dakota dead death decorum departed spirit devotion disgrace earth ence enemy faith feast ﬁnd ﬁre ﬁrst ﬂesh and blood forest gifts gious grandmother guest hands heart human ical ideal Jesus learned live miracle missionaries moral mother mourning Mystery nation Native American nature’s never non-Indian Ojibwe original belief peace pipe person philosophy physical possessions prayer prophet religion religious returned reverence sacred Santee Santee Sioux saying scientiﬁc Scout sense of honor silence Sioux Sioux war solitude songs soul South Dakota speak spiritual mind spiritual vision Spotted Tail strange stranger taught teaching things tion traditional tribe true U.S. government uncle warrior Weatherford white man’s white race wife woman women World Library worship