Earth keeper : : reflections on the American land

Title Earth keeper : : reflections on the American land
Names Momaday, N. Scott.
Book Number DB108092
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "One of the most distinguished voices in American letters, N. Scott Momaday has devoted much of his life to celebrating and preserving Native American culture, especially its oral tradition. A member of the Kiowa tribe, Momaday was born in Lawton, Oklahoma and grew up on Navajo, Apache, and Peublo reservations throughout the Southwest. It is a part of the earth he knows well and loves deeply. In Earth Keeper, he reflects on his native ground and its influence on his people. "When I think about my life and the lives of my ancestors," he writes, "I am inevitably led to the conviction that I, and they, belong to the American land. This is a declaration of belonging. And it is an offering to the earth." In this wise and wonderous work, Momaday shares stories and memories throughout his life, stories that have been passed down through generations, stories that reveal a profound spiritual connection to the American landscape and reverence for the natural world. He offers an homage and a warning. He shows us that the earth is a sacred place of wonder and beauty, a source of strength and healing that must be honored and protected before it's too late. As he so eloquently and simply reminds us, we must all be keepers of the earth." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
Narrator Momaday, N. Scott.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Biography - Literary - BIL
Folklore & Fairy Tales - FOL
Sciences - SCI
Philosophy - PHI
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Indians of North America - Folklore
Kiowa literature
Agricultural conservation - North America
American poetry
Authors, American - Biography
Conservation of natural resources - North America
Environmental protection - North America
Indian philosophy - North America
Indians of North America - Biography
Indians of North America - Poetry
Kiowa Indians - Biography
Kiowa Indians - Folklore
Kiowa philosophy
North America - Folklore
Downloadable books
Folk tales
Talking books
Call Number 814.54 B ANF
Language English
Released 2022
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2022 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: Unabridged. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020] 9780063009356
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