Walking with Grandfather by Joseph M. Marshall III
The Wisdom of Lakota Elders

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"When we began our search for consultants for Into the West, we were looking for individuals with a deep knowledge of the culture and history of the Lakota people. In Joe Marshall, we found that person, but the happy surprise was that we also found a poet, a storyteller, and an educator who led us through challenging terrain with great patience and wisdom."
-Michael Wright, executive in charge of production, Into The West

Native American lineage holders have long been cautious about sharing their spiritual truths because the essence of this wisdom has been so often misunderstood. In Walking with Grandfather, authentic Lakota lineage holder and award-winning storyteller Joseph M. Marshall breaks this silence with the very best from a lifetime of lessons passed on to him by his grandfather. With him, you will gain access to the timeless teachings that until now remained largely unheard outside the culture of the Lakota people.

Part of an unbroken series of narratives dating back countless centuries, this rare new transmission includes Marshall's rendition of legendary stories such as:

"Follow Me"-why it is not authority but character, compassion, and experience that make a good leader "The Way of Wolves"-surprising lessons about the meaning of family "The Bow and the Arrow"-the intricate dynamics of spiritual partnership "The Shadow Man"-how to honor the sacred warrior in all of us "The Wisdom Within"-the passage of truly becoming an elder Plus many more stories

About Joseph M. Marshall III

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Joseph M. Marshall III_ is a teacher, historian, writer, and a Lakota craftsman and archer. He has won multiple awards for his screenplays, fiction, and historical books, including The Lakota Way (Viking Compass, 2002), and is the recipient of the Wyoming Humanities Award. Raised on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, he is one of the few voices empowered to share the authentic wisdom teachings of his people to non-Native Americans. See josephmarshall.com
Published November 1, 2005 129 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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