Meditations with animals: a Native American bestiary from the voices of Creek, Natchez, Chickasaw, Winnebago, Haida, Tlingit, Kwakuitl, Zuni, Navajo, Apache, Santo Domingo, Sioux, Osage, Anasazi

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Bear,
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c1986.
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English
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Published in 1986, Meditations with Animals was the first bestiary ever compiled from Native Americans showing the guiding roles animals have played in their spiritual history. These stories and poems contain the rites and rituals of a variety of tribes, depicting a world unified by the belief that the animal spirit dwells within each of us. With the power given him by the animals, man can transcend his earthly world and enter into a unique oneness with things seen and not seen by the senses. "In this collection of verse and story", says Thomas Berry in his introduction, "we are brought into the primordial community of the universe, the Earth, and all living things."
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subject_facetAnimals -- Poetry
Animals -- Religious aspects
Apache Indians -- Poetry
Indians of North America -- Poetry
Indians of North America -- Religion
Keresan Indians -- Poetry
Navajo Indians -- Poetry
Pueblo Indians -- Poetry
Zuni Indians -- Poetry
title_displayMeditations with animals : a Native American bestiary from the voices of Creek, Natchez, Chickasaw, Winnebago, Haida, Tlingit, Kwakuitl, Zuni, Navajo, Apache, Santo Domingo, Sioux, Osage, Anasazi
title_fullMeditations with animals : a Native American bestiary from the voices of Creek, Natchez, Chickasaw, Winnebago, Haida, Tlingit, Kwakuitl, Zuni, Navajo, Apache, Santo Domingo, Sioux, Osage, Anasazi / collected & adapted by Gerald Hausman ; illustrated by Liese Jean Scott ; foreword by Thomas Berry ; afterword by Michael W. Fox
title_shortMeditations with animals
title_suba Native American bestiary from the voices of Creek, Natchez, Chickasaw, Winnebago, Haida, Tlingit, Kwakuitl, Zuni, Navajo, Apache, Santo Domingo, Sioux, Osage, Anasazi
topic_facetAnimals
Apache Indians
Indians of North America
Keresan Indians
Navajo Indians
Pueblo Indians
Religion
Religious aspects
Zuni Indians