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Touch The Earth: A Self- Portrait of Indian Existence (Paperback)
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Touch The Earth: A Self- Portrait of Indian Existence (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 01/01/1988
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"We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills and the winding strams with tangled growth, as 'wild. Only to the white man was nature a 'wilderness' and only to him was the land 'infested' with 'wild' animals and 'savage' people. To us it was tame. Earth was boutiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the Great Mystery. Not until the hairy man from the east came and with brutal frenzy heaped injustices upon us and the families we loved was it 'wild' for us, it was that for us the 'Wild West' began."
TOUCH THE EARTH is a selection of statements and writings by North American Indians, chosen to illuminate the course of Indian history and the abiding values of Indian life. Together they recount the pain of the Indian as he watched the white man kill the wild herbs and overrun the sacred lands of his ancestors. Mystified at first by the white man's ways, the Indian tone guves way first to anger, then desperation and, finally hopelessness. More than 50 pages of photographs, taken by the American photographer Edward S. Curtis in the early years of this century, complement the text.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349122915
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 315 g
Dimensions: 205 x 170 x 14 mm


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As a record of Indian experience, it is unsurpassed in the literature of the subject. * LOS ANGELES TIMES *
This compilation is in the best sense of the word, a work of love... It's a religious and poetic work whose object is to draw attention to the lasting beauty and truth of Indian tradition. * THE TORONTO STAR *
A beautiful, moving collage which touches on almost all significant aspects of the Indian sensibility. * THE VILLAGE VOICE *

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