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Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainibility, and Spirtuality

Gary Holthaus

Abstract

Many native North American cultures have origins that predate Confucius, who lived 500 years before the birth of Christ. For generations the people of these traditions have thrived under conditions that many view as harsh, if not hostile. Through their close association with nature, members of native communities have created complex systems for cooperating with one another and living within their environments. This book explains how to nurture a society by closely observing the traditions of various native cultures. It explores the need to live sustainably, in harmony with the land, in order t ... More

Keywords: North America, Confucius, native cultures, harmony, communities, humankind, land, survival

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780813124872
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813124872.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary Holthaus, author