The Resource To you we shall return : Lessons about Our Planet from the Lakota., Joseph M Marshall, (downloadable audiobook)

To you we shall return : Lessons about Our Planet from the Lakota., Joseph M Marshall, (downloadable audiobook)

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To you we shall return : Lessons about Our Planet from the Lakota.
Title
To you we shall return
Title remainder
Lessons about Our Planet from the Lakota.
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Joseph M Marshall
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Language
eng
Summary
"Grandmother, you who listen and hear all, you from whom all good things come...It is your embrace we feel when we return to you..." This traditional Lakota prayer to Grandmother Earth opens Joseph Marshall III's newest work, a meditation on our connection to the land and an exhortation to respect it. Using a combination of personal anecdote, detailed history, and Lakota tales, Marshall takes us back to his childhood and shows us how we, too, can learn to love our planet. Although he was educated in Euro-American schools, Marshall had the benefit of growing up with wise grandparents who taught him never to walk a path without knowing the trail from which he'd come: that the bow does not make the hunter, and above all, that the earth can be boundlessly generous—if we can learn to accept its gifts. Part memoir, part cultural manifesto, To You We Shall Return offers a comparison between Euro-American attitudes, policies, and history regarding the natural environment to that of ancient native North American beliefs and practices in relating to and living with that same environment. Speaking from the cultural viewpoint of the Lakota of the northern Plains, the author discusses the evolution of native cultures to fit within the environment and adapt to it, as opposed to changing it drastically or wholesale to fit human needs and comforts. He suggests that changing our contemporary thinking in relating to the earth in a less harmful way does not mean a drastic change in lifestyles, but that revisiting the methods of adaptation to and coexistence with the earth will foster a renewed respect which will ultimately benefit mankind as well
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adult
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To you we shall return : Lessons about Our Planet from the Lakota., Joseph M Marshall, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=343257
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781481553988
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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2304A4CB-E7D8-49CF-8092-4186484C2211
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
To you we shall return : Lessons about Our Planet from the Lakota., Joseph M Marshall, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=343257
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00002304a4cb-e7d8-49cf-8092-4186484c2211
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481553988
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
2304A4CB-E7D8-49CF-8092-4186484C2211
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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