Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream Greg Sarris University of California Press A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman. Preface to Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream by Greg Sarris, August Page 1. Preface. “Everything’s going to burn,” Mabel said. “That’s what I see now.”. Mabel McKay: weaving the dream by Greg Sarris. Sarris, Greg. Mabel McKay: weaving the dream. Berkeley: University of California Press,

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Mabel was a well-respected scholar. Mabel McKay — Weaving the Dream. She spoke at universities and served as a cultural consultant for anthropologists. Taking a cue from children April 22nd, Taste each word and savor the flavor Of willow and redbud and sedge. Lists with This Book. I had to get this book for a class I was taking.

Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about Mabel McKayplease sign up. Don’t have a Kindle? As a writer myself, I appreciated how his writing style matched Mabel’s living and story-telling styles. That’s how I learn.

Sarris, an Indian of mixed-blood heritage, finds his own story in his search for Mabel McKay’s. Read reviews that mention mabel mckay native american greg sarris read her book medicine woman mckya culture basket learn pomo weaving spiritual baskets california class interested learning magical profound.


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She spent her life teaching others how the spirit speaks through the Dream, how the spirit heals, and how the spirit demands to be heard. Open Preview See a Problem? I think the book is more Sarris’ journey than Mabel’s. Stories from the life of Mabel McKay, a world renowned Pomo baker weaver and msbel woman. She spent her life teaching others how the spirit speaks through the Dream, how the spirit heals, and how the spirit demands to be heard.

Gator Red rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Maria rated it really liked it Jun 02, Beautifully narrated, Weaving the Dream initiates the reader into Pomo culture and demonstrates how a woman who worked most of her life in a cannery could become a great healer and an artist whose baskets were collected by the Smithsonian.

Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream

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Hearing Mabel McKay’s life story, we see that distinctions between material and spiritual and between mundane and magical disappear. If I am able to trust and to be persistant. This article contains close paraphrasing of a non-free copyrighted source, http: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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Part American Indian, Filipino, and Jewish The Wise One November 8th, Read more Read less. They both claim their his ancestoral connection and indigenous way of knowing through a life time.

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Betwixt and Between June 3rd, Spirit directed her on each basket she wove. No trivia or quizzes yet. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: