[ PDF / Epub ] ★ Wisdom of the Elders Author Peter S. Knudtson – Varanus.us

Wisdom of the Elders An In Depth, Meticulously Documented Exploration Of The Ecological Wisdom Of Native Peoples From Around The WorldArranged Thematically, Wisdom Of The Elders Contains Sacred Stories And Traditions On The Interrelationships Between Humans And The Environment As Well As Perspectives From Modern Science, Which Often Than Not Validate The Sacred, Ancient Wisdom Of The Elders Native Peoples And Environments Discussed Range From The Inuit Arctic And The Native Americans Of The Northwest Coast, The Sioux Of The Plains, And The Pueblo, Hopi, And Navajo Of The Southwest To The Australian Outback, To The Rich, Fecund Tropics Of Africa, Malaysia, And The Our Technological Civilization Is Speeding Toward A Violent Collision With Nature, And We Are Threatening The Ability Of The Earth Our Home To Support Life As We Know It Suzuki And Knudtson S Extraordinary Work Powerfully Reminds Us That We Are Indeed One With The Earth We Are Truly Indebted To Them For Charting For Us The Course Toward A Healthy And Sustaining Relationship With Our Planet Vice President Al Gore

[ PDF / Epub ] ★ Wisdom of the Elders  Author Peter S. Knudtson – Varanus.us
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Wisdom of the Elders
  • Peter S. Knudtson
  • English
  • 02 April 2017
  • 0553372637

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  1. says:

    This is one of the books my husband had to read for his Environmental Philosophy course and I read it, too Wisdom of the Elders Honoring Sacred Native Visions of Nature eloquently and enthusiastically fulfills its promise of sharing with Western audiences the philosophies and practices of many indigenous peoples with regard to nurturing their...


  2. says:

    For anyone who has yet to be initiated into the themes and flavours of aboriginal traditional teachings, this book offers a well written introduction For those already studied in traditional teachings the book offers great insights into how many of the world s greatest contemporary men and women of science have come to realize the limitations of their collective work Despite the accomplishments of science it remains unable to fully account for what many aboriginal people refer to as the Great For anyone who has yet to be initiated into the themes and flavours of aboriginal traditional teachings, this book offers a well written introduction For those already studied in traditional teachings the book offers great insights into how many of the world s greatest contemporary men and women of science have come to realize the limitations of their collective work Despite the accomplishments of science it remains unable to fully account for what many aborigin...


  3. says:

    This is a beautiful book, lyrically written, and inhabited by carefully arranged, well researched stories of belief from First Nations peoples from all over the world Written first in 1992, two years before the UN issued its long overdue Declaration...


  4. says:

    A friend challenged me to read this book Though I m dour these days about ecospirituality, I tried to get through it But there were so many references to native people as simple and even childlike that I eventually threw the book against the...


  5. says:

    An important perspective thatmust wake up to and adopt if we are going to return to a harmonious relationship with our mother and our only home This book can be an important tool for anyone on the path of awakening, and a shelter for those of us who ...


  6. says:

    I read this book as part of a Native American philosophy class at St Scholastica While not nearly as enthralling as my professor s lectures, Wisdom of the Elders does explain the basis behind many Native American beliefs on humans and their interaction with nature.


  7. says:

    Loved it I read the French translation and I think I would have preferred the original version.


  8. says:

    I just read the Sacred Balance directly before this and there is quite a lot of overlap Same quotes and everything Still, it is really good and shares important messages.

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