The Soul of the Indian and Seven Native American Tales by Charles Alexander Eastman audiobook

The Soul of the Indian and Seven Native American Tales

By Charles Alexander Eastman
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CharlesAlexander Eastman, an educated and well-known Sioux, saw both sides of thegreat divide between Indians and whites, and he wrote eleven books attemptingto reconcile the two cultures. Although he was a convert to Christianity,Eastman never lost his sense of the wholeness and beauty of the Indian’srelation to his existence and to the natural world. These sixessays on the Indian’s spiritual beliefs and cultural habits, told in verypersonal terms and coupled with seven folk tales, illuminate the high ethicsand morality of a culture that few people know about. The six essays are: “The Great Mystery,”“The Family Altar,” “Ceremonial and Symbolic Worship,” “Barbarism and the MoralCode,” “The Unwritten Scriptures,” and “On the Borderland of Spirits.” The seven Native American tales are: “TheBuffalo and the Field Mouse,” “The Frogs and the Crane,” “The Falcon and theDuck,” “The Raccoon and the Bee Tree,” “The Comrades,” “The Runaways,” and “TheMagic Arrows.”

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CharlesAlexander Eastman, an educated and well-known Sioux, saw both sides of thegreat divide between Indians and whites, and he wrote eleven books attemptingto reconcile the two cultures. Although he was a convert to Christianity,Eastman never lost his sense of the wholeness and beauty of the Indian’srelation to his existence and to the natural world.

These sixessays on the Indian’s spiritual beliefs and cultural habits, told in verypersonal terms and coupled with seven folk tales, illuminate the high ethicsand morality of a culture that few people know about.

The six essays are: “The Great Mystery,”“The Family Altar,” “Ceremonial and Symbolic Worship,” “Barbarism and the MoralCode,” “The Unwritten Scriptures,” and “On the Borderland of Spirits.”

The seven Native American tales are: “TheBuffalo and the Field Mouse,” “The Frogs and the Crane,” “The Falcon and theDuck,” “The Raccoon and the Bee Tree,” “The Comrades,” “The Runaways,” and “TheMagic Arrows.”

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Author Bio: Charles Alexander Eastman

Author Bio: Charles Alexander Eastman

Charles Alexander Eastman (1858–1939) was born on the Santee Reservation in Minnesota. His grandparents raised him after his mother’s death and his father’s capture during the Minnesota Sioux uprising. At the age of fifteen, he was reunited with his father and embarked on a life in white man’s society. He became a doctor and spent the rest of his life helping Indian people cope with the changes to their world and trying to reconcile the opposing values and beliefs of white society and Sioux culture.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English