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God Wears Many Skins : Myth and Folklore of the Sami People (Paperback)

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Traditional indigenous cultures in many parts of the world have displayed a profound appreciation of the relationship between human and ecosystem health, something global culture is trying to rediscover under the label of sustainability. A spiritual resource for sustainable living, this poem records the creation story of the Sami, a nomadic people of Northern Europe, and then retells several Scandinavian folk-tales derived from their playfully animistic world view. Their deep kinship with the wild is shown in their awe for bears: The bear is more like people are Than any other thinking creature: He stands up on two legs to strike, With eyes that skewer like a spike, And when we cut away his skin He looks like a great bloody man.

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Publisher Createspace
Mfg Part# 9781438221892
SKU 214416886
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1438221894
Release Date 2/18/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0144
Publisher Createspace
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