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  • Talking to the Ground One Family's Journey on Horseback Across the Sacred Land of the Navajo
  • Douglas Preston
  • English
  • 11 October 2017
  • 9780826317407

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Talking to the Ground One Family's Journey on Horseback Across the Sacred Land of the Navajo

Douglas Preston ð 8 Free read

In 1992 Doug Preston and his family rode horseback across 400 miles of desert in Utah Arizona and New Mexico They were r. This book had an impressive immediacy; I felt that I had ridden across the Navajo reservation by the time I finished the book Preston decided to follow the detailed descriptions of the Monster Slayer's peregrinations from the origin tales of the tribe and his choice surprised virtually every native American he met He was accompanied by his fiancee and her young daughter at first recalcitrant and finally able to admit she'd be glad to have gone once it was over It was sad that she had to rely so heavily on her gameboy on the trip but she did finally learn to enjoy riding her horse The way that land is integral to the Navajo belief system came through clearly and the comparisons with today's American society were distressingly apposite I loved this book I read it in tandem with Silko's Turuoise Ledge also steeped in Native American spiritual beliefs and they resonated synergistically

Free read Ë eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ð Douglas Preston

Etracing the route of the Navajo deity Naaycc' neizghin the Slayer of Alien Gods on his uest to restore beauty and balan. A fantastic well written and well researched non fiction ride through the Navajo territoryhistory and mythsThe horses THE WEATHER the fascinating people met along the way As a Bilag'aana who has long admired Native culture and beliefs some of which I share such as the balance in Nature having attended singing and dances at our local reservation Shinnecock Southampton for than forty years and a horse person who still mucks a stall today Preston writes true and I learned so much about a people and area of the country I have never travelled through Well I feel like I have now Take the ride

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Ce to the Earth More than a travelogue Preston's account of the journey is a tale of two cultures meeting in a sacred la. 5 STARS is not enough Just finished the book by Douglas Preston Talking to The Ground WOW Excellent book about his journey on horseback with his then fiancé and her nine year old daughter thorough the American Southwest They followed the 400 mile treck through Navajo country and Mr Preston has put together an amazing story of adventure and of discovery of which some of it is heartbreaking Bringing into the light the truth behind the Navajo creation story and the lost people we call Anasazi For myself this book really was an eye opener I am of the mindset that everything we've been taught by the establishment is untrue and this book for myself is just proof of that The conclusion will blow your mind so I won't spoil it by giving it away I will say that this book is a MUST read for anyone seeking truth and putting the puzzle pieces together about what we see happening in America today Thank you Douglas Preston


About the Author: Douglas Preston

Douglas Preston was born in Cambridge Massachusetts in 1956 and grew up in the deadly boring suburb of Wellesley Following a distinguished career at a private nursery school he was almost immediately expelled he attended public schools and the Cambridge School of Weston Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle; the loss of his two fr