If You've Forgotten The Names Of The Clouds, You've Lost Your Way by Bayard Johnson
An Introduction to American Indian Thought and Philosophy

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This book begins the explanation of how traditional American Indian thought and philosophy were integral to day-to-day matrilineal life. The civilization of the American Indian was predicated on the people's relationships with every form of life, from the perspective of close-knit family communities. This introduction partially explains why indigenous people the world over never overpopulate their environment or destroy the lands where they live. This is the only philosophy that can stop the worldwide ongoing rape by the patriarchs.

About Bayard Johnson

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Russell Means, an Oglala Lakotah, was descended from Feather Necklace, one of the signers of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868. Russell was the first National Director of the American Indian Movement. He spent his life working for the people as an activist, actor, writer, artist and musician. He starred in "Last Of The Mohicans" and wrote a best-selling autobiography, "Where White Men Fear To Tread."Bayard Johnson is the author of the novel "Damned Right," published by the Fiction Collective. He has written several movies and is frontman for the band "Mother Nature's Army." Bayard and Russell were co-writers for 20 years. Among their collaborations are the screenplay "Wounded Knee 1973" and the 1996 album, "The Radical.
Published February 10, 2012 by BookBaby. 115 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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