Spirits of the Earth: A Guide To Native American Nature Symbols, Stories & Ceremonies
Ancient cultures have long believed that animal spirits interact and influence human life. Animals were viewed not as a lower order of creature, but as manifestations of good and evil–powerful spirits in their own right–and messengers from the Creator. “Spirits of the Earth” is illustrated throughout with Native American art and symbols and includes prayers, stories, and anecdotes shared by medicine men and women. 50 drawings.