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The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living (Compass)

The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living (Compass)
Author: Joseph M. Marshall III
ISBN 13: 9780142196090
ISBN 10: 142196096
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2002-10-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $16.00

Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and imparts the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned from his elders. Here he focuses on the twelve core qualities that are crucial to the Lakota way of living-bravery, fortitude, generosity, wisdom, respect, honor, perseverance, love, humility, sacrifice, truth, and compassion. Whether teaching a lesson on respect imparted by the mythical Deer Woman or the humility embodied by the legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse, The Lakota Way offers a fresh outlook on spirituality and ethical living.