Gift of Power
The Life and Teachings of a Lakota Medicine Man New edition
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Gift of Power by Richard Erdoes
Book DescriptionWith surprising candor, Archie Fire Lame Deer describes the magic and power of the Native American spirit life. Archie's compelling narrative recaptures his boyhood years under the tutelage of his medicine-man grandfather on a South Dakota farm. We follow him from Catholic school runaway to Army misfit, from bartender to boozer, from Hollywood stuntman to chief rattlesnake catcher of the state of South Dakota. And we exult with him when he comes home to the world of spirit.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781879181120
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Bear & Company
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publish Date: 31-Aug-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard Erdoes
Ohitika Woman, Paperback (January 2008)
This sequel to the bestselling, American Book Award-winning Lakota Woman continues the dramatic story of Mary Brave Bird's life as a Native American in white-dominated society. Brave Bird shares the sorrow of her divorce from American Indian Movement leader Leonard Crow Dog, and her present happiness asa new wife and mother.
Ojibwa Warrier, Paperback (March 2005)
Banks, founder of the American Indian Movement, tells his story for the first time and presents an insider's look the group and its protest events--including the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee--enhanced by dramatic photographs.
American Indian Myths and Legends, Paperback (April 1997)» View all books by Richard Erdoes
Gathering 160 tales from 80 tribal groups, this collection offers a panorama of Native American mythic heritage. There are tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, and the end of the world. The authors have added a selection of contemporary voices to 19th-century tales.
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Author Biography - Richard Erdoes
Archie Fire Lame Deer has joined the ranks of other spiritual leaders, such as the Dalai Lama, in the quest for world peace, while always remaining a traditional Sioux medicine man. He is the kuwa kiyapi, or intercessor, for the yearly Lakota Sundance and is the official representative for the Sacred Buffalo Calf Pipe at Crow Dog Sundance. Richard Erdoes is the coauthor of Lakota Woman, Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions, and American Indian Myths and Legends, and author of A.D. 1000: Living on the Brink of Apocalypse and A Sound of Flutes, as well as more than twenty other titles.
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