This genealogy classic, written in the bad old days of shoe leather and courthouse basements before the Internet, tells of a Southern man's discovery of his Native American ancestry in the 1990s. Among fascinating regional and local stories, you'll discover how the Yateses of Virginia coped on the frontier…how some Cherokees escaped the Trail of Tears…what the Southern drawl really means…where The Tree That Owns Itself is…how Elisabeth Yates stole her cattle back from Gen. Sherman.
"Growing Up Southern"
Mental Illness: Stigma or Reality will discuss different disorders and laws, as well as treatment of the mentally ill during earlier time periods. Decide for yourself when a stigma is a potential drawback or concern for the mental health of a person with a legitimate disorder.
This portrait of Paul Russell, a Tihanama spiritual practitioner also known as Chief Two White Feathers, is based on interviews by the author in Tennessee in 1996. It covers a wide range of topics, including seer tradition, herbal medicine and the ways of Tihanama spirituality. Some of the lessons imparted are the three mountains, honoring, how to approach a medicine person, Indian sign talk and color symbolism. It's a one-on-one session with a personable teacher whose simple words you will never forget.
"Joy Riding with the Chief"
Welcome to another Lone Pine Western by award-winning author, Mark Stephen Taylor. Still Waters is a journey amidst the heartbeat of the High Sierra; Lone Pine California and Mount Whitney - the highest mountain in the contiguous U.S.A. This is a story of the great, white wolf, who in legend takes on the spirit of a Native American man and seeks to protect both the animals and the people of 1874 Lone Pine.
Written by the Amazon best-selling science fiction and fantasy author John Daulton, "Auction Yard" represents a break from tradition for this writer. This novella is a quick listen and has garnered nothing but five-star reviews. Auction Yard is a romantic story about aging, love, desire, and relationships. It is about honorable people living real lives in a complicated world. A great story for lovers of animals, nature, and human dignity.
No Limits Beyond a Genius tells the true life story of a young man by the name of Andrew Magdy Kamal. Throughout his life, Andrew accomplished becoming a semi-professional boxer, an inventor, a published author, a poet, a comedian, and a marathon runner...all by the ripe young age of 16!
This is a seven-month journal written in Haiku style poetry, from April to November, 2002. I got the idea from Dr. Angeles Arrien, who suggested writing down what we'd learned each day from her workshop by using Haiku. I kept at it for 7 months after attending the workshop, "capturing" each day's journey and lessons learned using Haiku. A great way to journal!