Earth Keeper

Reflections on the American Land
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Author(s): N. Scott Momaday
Genre: Science, Poetry
Original Publish Date: Nov 03, 2020
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Product Number: Z100160755
Released: Nov 03, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780063009356
Publisher: Caedmon
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A beautifully written and poignant tribute to the Earth, from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and poet N. Scott Momaday. One of the most distinguished voices in American letters, N. Scott Momaday has devoted much of his life to celebrating and preserving Native American culture, especially its oral tradition. A member of the Kiowa tribe who was born and grew up on Indian reservations throughout the Southwest, Momaday has an intimate connection to the land he knows well and loves deeply. In Earth Keeper: Reflections on an American Land, Momaday reflects on his native ground and its influence on his people. A??When I think about my life and the lives of my ancestors, I am inevitably led to the conviction that I, and they, belong to the American land. This is a declaration of belonging. And it is an offering to the earth.A? he writes. Earth Keeper is a story of attachment, rooted in oral tradition. Momaday recalls stories of his childhood that have been passed down through generations, stories that reveal a profound and sacred connection to the American landscape and a reverence for the natural world. In this moving work, he offers an homage and a warning. Momaday reminds us that the Earth is a sacred place of wonder and beauty; a source of strength and healing that must be protected before itA??s too late. As he so eloquently yet simply reminds us, we must all be keepers of the Earth.

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Author(s): N. Scott Momaday
Genre: Science, Poetry
Product Number EB00807616
Released: Nov 03, 2020
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: #9780063009349

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