Publisher description for 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 / collected & adapted by Gerald Hausman ; illustrated by Liese Jean Scott ; foreword by Thomas Berry ; afterword by Michael W. Fox.


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This first bestiary ever compiled from the Native American tradition brings forth sacred animal spirits and reminds us of our deep connection to Mother Earth. Powerful poems and meditations, legends and stories, show the helping and healing roles animals have played since the beginning.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Indians of North America -- Poetry.
Animals -- Poetry.
Indian mythology -- North America.
Animals -- Religious aspects.