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Honour Earth Mother / Basil H. Johnston ; [illustrations, Polly Keeshig-Tobias].

By: Johnston, BasilMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2003 (2004 printing)Description: xxi, 171 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0803276222 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Ojibwa Indians | Ojibwa philosophy | Ojibwa Indians -- Religion | EthnoecologyDDC classification: 299.7/83330212 LOC classification: E99.C6 | J62 2003Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Mother Earth : Mizzu-Kummik-Quae -- Weather -- Plants -- Insects, bugs, little creatures -- Birds -- Animals -- Fish -- Thou shalt honour Earth Mother.
Summary: Honour Earth Mother is an inspiring reminder of the affection and reverence that the Native peoples of North America have had for the land. For Native peoples the earth was special, the dwelling place of manitous and spirits and the repository of the bones of generations of ancestors. And the earth remains today a deep wellspring of revelations and unveiled mysteries for those who take time to watch, listen, and reflect. Celebrated Ojibwa writer Basil Johnston invites us to go into the woods and meadows, mountains, valleys, and seashores to watch miracles still unfolding, to listen to nature's symphonies, to feel the pulse of the earth, to take in the fragrances, and to sense the awesome. His stories of the creatures, seasons, and landscape of the earth reveal a land that has never stopped brimming with beauty, song, and dance.--Provided by publisher.
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Mother Earth : Mizzu-Kummik-Quae -- Weather -- Plants -- Insects, bugs, little creatures -- Birds -- Animals -- Fish -- Thou shalt honour Earth Mother.

Honour Earth Mother is an inspiring reminder of the affection and reverence that the Native peoples of North America have had for the land. For Native peoples the earth was special, the dwelling place of manitous and spirits and the repository of the bones of generations of ancestors. And the earth remains today a deep wellspring of revelations and unveiled mysteries for those who take time to watch, listen, and reflect. Celebrated Ojibwa writer Basil Johnston invites us to go into the woods and meadows, mountains, valleys, and seashores to watch miracles still unfolding, to listen to nature's symphonies, to feel the pulse of the earth, to take in the fragrances, and to sense the awesome. His stories of the creatures, seasons, and landscape of the earth reveal a land that has never stopped brimming with beauty, song, and dance.--Provided by publisher.

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