With Wearing the Morning Star, Brian Swann presents a collection of more than one hundred Native American songs that celebrate the rich and vibrant oral traditions of the Indigenous peoples of North America. These are songs of the earth and the sky, songs of mourning and of love, parts of ceremonies and rites and rituals. Some have familiar themes; others illuminate the complexities and differences of the Native cultures. The collection includes songs of derision and threat, ribald songs, hunting chants, and a song sung by an Inuit about the first airplane he ever saw. ø Swann has provided an authoritative introduction and notes for each selection that place the songs in their cultural contexts. He has reworked the original translations where appropriate to allow the modern reader to appreciate and enjoy these remarkable works and provides a new preface for this Bison Books edition.
Native American Song-Poems
Author: Brian Swann
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
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The apocalypse has come and gone. The seals have been broken, the horns sounded, and the bowls emptied. God has passed judgment and created a new world for His faithful: Eterni. Settling the supervision of Zion in Archangel Mikael's loyal hands, God leaves with a third of the angelic hosts to create some other reality, universe, world, beings. A thousand years pass in harmonic serenity, but suddenly odd occurrences begin adding up, producing an uneasiness in heaven. An angel falls ill for the first time in eternity, sinister sightings appear on Eterni, and a new and unknowable prophecy is announced. What had begun as the age of peace is quickly becoming anything but; as unfolding events herald the return of the Morning Star.
Author: J. R. Jones
Publisher: Tate Publishing
I was Atheena, a mortal Princess of Veer... At the forging of Dalvorren, a song was woven into the fabric of time, and thus the war for mastery over the land ensued. Nearly two thousand years after the Landings of Men, a daughter named Atheena is born to the King of Veer. She grows into a lovely young woman, unaware of her destiny until the enemies of Men begin ruthlessly hunting her. Stolen from her homeland, she must endure the crucibles of captivity, awaiting her rescuer, a mysterious stranger whom her father upholds as the Morning Star. As the Last Battle draws ever nearer, the enemies of Men marshal their forces while Atheena and those loyal to the Morning Star await the Unveiling, the day when their greatest champion will be revealed to the world and will bring his might to bear against the forces of evil. Though the enemies of Men seem to be sovereign, Atheena's doom is not in their grasp but is written into that ancient song: Onuuonath Keeril, the Ascension of the Morning Star.
Ascension of the Morning Star
Author: Levi Noble
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear begin the stunning saga of the North American equivalent of ancient Rome in People of the Morning Star. The city of Cahokia, at its height, covered more than six square miles around what is now St. Louis and included structures more than ten stories high. Cahokian warriors and traders roamed from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. What force on earth would motivate hundreds of thousands of people to pick up, move hundreds of miles, and once plopped down amidst a polyglot of strangers, build an incredible city? A religious miracle: the Cahokians believed that the divine hero Morning Star had been resurrected in the flesh. But not all is fine and stable in glorious Cahokia. To the astonishment of the ruling clan, an attempt is made on the living god's life. Now it is up to Morning Star's aunt, Matron Blue Heron, to keep it quiet until she can uncover the plot and bring the culprits to justice. If she fails, Cahokia will be torn asunder in warfare, rage, and blood as civil war consumes them all. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
People of Cahokia
Author: W. Michael Gear,Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Queenie and TR return in Di Morrissey's sequel to the bestselling Heart of the Dreaming. Queenie Hanlon has a perfect life. She's the mother of two adoring children, the wealthy owner of a thriving outback station and the wife of handsome bushman TR Hamilton. Then one day, Queenie's perfect life comes crashing down...Her bitter and vengeful brother returns from Italy to lay claim to his inheritance. Her precious daughter is seduced by her uncle into giving up all Queenie has strived for. And her beloved TR, injured in a riding accident, can no longer recall the life they once shared. Follow the Morning Star is a triumphant story of courage, strength and a rare and beautiful love that endures the test of time.
Author: Di Morrissey
Category: Australian fiction
"A revelation of Jesus Christ" Thus begins a candidate for the most misunderstood literary creation in human history. This book, with its vivid imagery, but written in a little used literary form, is intended for the support and comfort of the followers of Jesus in their spiritual jpurney, especially during times of persecution. Written in poetic code, its glorious messages of comfort are hidden from the world and its alarmist profiteers. It is the grand climax of the Bible, a summary of the teachings of the 1st Century church. Once understood, the rich imagery opens easily to the bondservants of Jesus.
Author: Dr. H. Lawrence Zillmer
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Shelli Jones
Publisher: Harrison House Incorporated
This beautiful little book, like Carlos Castaneda's works, shines new light into the mythical and poetic content of the collective unconscious.
An Essay and a Cycle of Poems on Quetzalcoatl
Author: William Irwin Thompson
Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even the most basic details surrounding the Little Bighorn. Evan S. Connell, whom Joyce Carol Oates has described as "one of our most interesting and intelligent American writers," wrote what continues to be the most reliable--and compulsively readable--account of the subject. Connell makes good use of his meticulous research and novelist's eye for the story and detail to re-vreate the heroism, foolishness, and savagery of this crucial chapter in the history of the West.
Custer and The Little Bighorn
Author: Evan S. Connell
Publisher: North Point Press
The world into which Angelo Lafleur is born in 1948 is not an easy one. Angelos mother, Vidol, with only a sixth-grade education, cleans house for the white people who live across the tracks. Raising Angelo and his siblings is a struggle, and Angelo vows that one day he will be rich and will make everyone pay for his poor status in life. As Angelo grows he yearns to become an artist, but in his teens, he hears the call of the military. He wants to accept the pain and experience the denial and the discipline. As a Marine Corps soldier, Angelo serves his country in the Vietnam War, witnessing events that will haunt his nightmares for the rest of his life. A coming-of-age story, Felicias Prince of the Morning Star explores the damaging psychological effects of racism and poverty and all of its complexities as seen through the eyes of a sensitive and artistic young black artist. It examines horrors and destruction of war and its lasting legacy on the human psyche through the troubled and soulful voice of a young man searching for lifes meaning.
Author: Rufus Daigle
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
This first of the 'Fiirst Born of Egypt' saga opens with the christening of Sarum of Old Sarum. The ceremony is not without drama and introduces a bizarre cast of eccentric characters and complicated relationships. Marius Stern is on the verge of expulsion from school. When his parents are kidnapped, events take a turn for the worse.
Author: Simon Raven
Publisher: House of Stratus
"This God inspired workbook offers a unique perspective on the connection between versus in the Bible, certain novels, and Christian living today. Given in daily doses to help guide us all to a better understanding of ourselves and others, the lessons throughout this manual are thought-provoking and inspirational. Readers are invited to really engage in the topics covered in this first issue. A must read and "do" for teachers, parents, high school students and anyone wanting to learn how to incorporate the gospel into their lives. I look forward to the next installment of this monthly workbook." Rae Scott-Jones, Esq. This month, we embrace the unique white line engravings of Gustave Dore (1832-1883). This gifted French artist was an individual who reflected his religious beliefs through Biblical illustrations of the stories we learned as children. The themes of diversity, age-appropriate family activities, and political discussion are an integral part of the series. the readers are encouraged to research topics to come up with their own "reflections" about love, life, and how you treat your fellow man. Knowledge is power.
Relevant Daily Scriptures For the Informed Christian - February Workbook
Author: Crystal V. Henry
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines