What if the history of America's largest Indian nation is actually a polite modern fiction, one invented by "anthropologists and other friends"? In this sweeping revisionist study of the Cherokee Indians, a scholar trained in classical philology and the new science of genetics discloses the inside story of his tribe. The narrative starts in the third century BCE and concludes with the Cherokees' removal to Indian Territory in the 19th century, when all standard histories just begin.
"Story Time with Tribal Elders"
This unique audiobook introduces the listeners to the seven Cherokee clans, found in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf (Ani-Wahiya), Bird (Ani-Tsiskwa), Deer (Ani-Kawi), Twister (Ani-Gilohi), Wild Potato (Ani-Gotegewi), Panther (Ani-Sahoni) and Paint (Ani-Wodi). In each section of notes appear the etymology of the Cherokee name, synonyms and related clans, the clan's in-born strengths and character, mitochondrial DNA types, symbols and iconography, famous people, ceremonies, art and monuments.
"Cherokee Rose and Black Fox"
Billy was always curious about the lights in the sky, but he didn't think much about them until June 14, 1963. One night, on his dad's farm, he saw the lights behind the barn. Billy, being the curious type, put on his cowboy boots, hat, and Lone Ranger holster, ready to take the outlaws in. Billy was only 10 years old and didn't realize that the lights he saw were something not from this world. The lights behind the barn were about to change Billy's life forever and the lives of everyone around him, including his dog, Trigger.
Twenty-seven-year-old Robert has assaulted seventeen victims so far, and is proud of it. At a carnival, he stalks a new prey, ready to add her to his list. Special number eighteen will be a sweet victory...or so he thinks.
With a combination of reverence and humor, Panther-Yates takes us on a tour of the Four Corners' world-renowned - and lesser known - ancient sites. Originally published in the Santa Fe Sun-News, these columns testify to New Mexico's undeniable power and mystery. In addition to the usual Native American dances, kiva mysteries and petroglyphs, the author introduces us to the offbeat spiritualities of the Muslim-like Penitentes of Abiquiu, Chimayo's santeros and a teaching coven of witches in Taos.
"Black Fox Dreams"
Story tellers have always told the stories of man's pursuit of love, gold, power, and ultimately, happiness. In this audiobook we meet a mythical storyteller, Solomon, his wife Lanisha, and his son David. Through their stories we follow the earliest fortunes and misfortunes of man's attempt to achieve tremendous wealth, power and happiness. It is a story which will leave you wiser about the ultimate meaning of true redemptive love, joy and happiness in our lives...
"great book, a good listen"
Torg, the Death Wizard and hero of The Death Wizard Chronicles, faces a hideous Druid Queen who controls an army of minions through the immense power of her will. Among those doing her bidding is a Stone-Eater: a fierce and powerful creature who obtains its powers from eating stone.
Seven characters find themselves trapped inside an elevator during a zombie apocalypse. The narrator, the last passenger to occupy the elevator, tells them that his wife, who was murdered by a zombie, told him as she died in his arms that she saw one of the passengers get bitten by a zombie before the person ducked into the elevator, but she died before she could describe the victim to him. The terrified passengers know that the victim will soon turn and attack them. They must determine who it is and kill him or her before it is too late - if they don't kill each other first trying to find out.
"An interesting twist on the zombie scenario"
During the 1920's, a young doctor by the name of Dr. Masterson went on a secret expedition with two of his closest colleagues and stumbled upon a second Mayan calendar that was covered in human blood in the Palenque ruins near the Usumacinta River in the Mexican state of Chiapas. Dr. Masterson couldn't believe what he had just discovered, but that wasn't all he found in the ruins. Before Dr. Masterson had a chance to call out to one of his colleagues and show him what he had just found, his torch blew out.
If you ever find yourself driving down Old Hollow Road after midnight, whatever you do, don't say these words "The old man's on fire", three times or your will end up like all the rest. That's exactly what happened to Johnny Waters. Johnny wasn't afraid of a legend, especially because he never heard of anyone dying on Old Hollow Road. Johnny's grandfather told him that there was an old man that lived in the woods across from Old Hollow Road.
Sit back, turn the lights down low, and get ready for the scare of your life, with four bloodcurdling short stories from 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead.
Have you ever wondered, in the back of your mind, if you could make a wish come true? That's exactly what happened to Dr. Murray when on an expedition with a group of archeologists to the Aztec ruins. Dr. Murray was known as a dreamer, with an overactive imagination - so even if he were to tell someone that he made a wish and it came true, no one would believe him. Dr. Murray is what you might call the little boy who cried wolf. And he was one of seven young archeologists eager to make a name for himself....
Tom Barlow and Virginia Thompson had a forbidden love that would be the envy of any couple. Tom and Virginia would sneak out of their houses and meet at their favorite place to gaze at the stars and share an evening of passion. Their secret place to rendezvous was this old wooden bridge known as the Old Mill Bridge that was in the middle of nowhere. It was so quiet that you could hear a pin drop. Any passionate noises that came from both of them would go unnoticed.
Four Horrifying Tales from the book 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead in audiobook format.
One old gold miner's lucky find led to greed, lies and murder that ultimately led to his demise.
The reign of King Drac Von Stoller in the 14th century was a time of war between the Dracs and the Berclays. Anyone who got in King Drac Von Stoller's way was impaled and tortured. There was no escape - until the Berclays rose in power to destroy King Drac Von Stoller's empire.
A peaceful walk through the woods quickly turns into a maddening fight for survival. With evil at his heels, a man struggles to hold onto life before it is ripped away.