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- Description<b>Joseph M. Marshall's thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives.Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, <i>The Lakota Way</i> expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals 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 life--bravery, fortitude, generosity, wisdom, respect, hor, 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, <i>The Lakota Way</i> offers a fresh outlook on spirituality and ethical living.
- Author Biography<b>Joseph M. Marshall III</b>, historian, educator, and storyteller, is the author of many books, including <i>The Journey of Crazy Horse</i> and <i>The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for the Living</i>, which was a finalist for the PEN Center USA West Award in 2002. He was raised on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation and his first language is Lakota. Marshall is a recipient of the Wyoming Humanities Award, and he has been a technical advistor and actor in television movies, including <i>Return to Lonesome Dove</i>. He makes his home on the Northern Plains.
- Author(s)Joseph M Marshall
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleCompass
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPenguin USA
- Weight177 g
- Width128 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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