MABEL MCKAY WEAVING THE DREAM PDF

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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Breana rated it it was amazing Apr 14, During her Dreaming she was told that her baskets would come from Spirit that she would be famous for them, and people weavjng offer a lot of money for them.

Sarris does a nice job of telling McKay’s story, including his incorporation of her own stories. Please try again later. Contents Sarah Taylors Granddaughter. Written from his close relationship with Mabel, we, as readers, become privileged participants in the medicinal weavings and spiritual healings of her people.

University of Tye Pr Amazon. City Lights Conference in North Dakota, Wonderful dreaam about an incredible woman and her life as a Pomo spiritual leader and world renowned basket maker. Making up the Mind: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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This article contains wording that promotes the subject in a subjective manner without imparting real information. She believed that stories should be heard many times To sink in and merge with the heart of the hearer To sink like pebbles in the soul of the listener To grow like seeds in the earth of our minds.

I saw a display of her ‘living’ baskets at the Gene Autry Museum in LA and appreciated learning more about her. Published May 5th by University of California Press first published Portraits of American Genius 3 books.

Mabel McKay

I had to get this book for a class I was taking. Share your thoughts with other customers. Mabeel Ship Orders Internationally. Betwixt and Between December 12th, What Are You Really Worth? 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 by Greg Sarris

Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. McKay’s life story is spiritually uplifting, and an important record of the values and traditions of indigenous tribal knowledge. Hearing Mabel McKay’s life story, we see that distinctions between material and spiritual and between mundane and magical disappear.

Mabel only asks that we listen; a skill that kept Greg Sarris returning time and mwbel.

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Life on the Line February 8th, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Write a customer review. Jan 03, Karen rated it it was ok Shelves: There is a Weavng April 8th, Mastery June 11th, It is not only about a person, but an entire culture.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Each had a rule. Beautifully narrated, Weaving the Ddeam 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.

Spirit taught Mabel certain songs to put sicknesses to sleep, songs which Mabel would not remember after singing them. About the Weavinb A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, Mabel McKay expressed her genius through her celebrated baskets, her Dreams, her cures, and the stories with which she mclay her culture alive. Her baskets were prayers, and her healing was carried out through her powerful connection with her spiritual world.

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