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Sacred wilderness / Susan Power.

Power, Susan, 1961- author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Moorhead Public Library POW (Text) 33500012761219 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781611861112
  • ISBN: 161186111X
  • Physical Description: 237 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: MN American Indian literature.
"This is a Clan Mother story for the 21st century"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note: The visitation of Gladys Swan -- The glorious mysteries -- The first supper -- Indian confessional -- Queen of the heavens -- Stations of the Cross -- Sacred wilderness -- Revelations -- The confession of Ruby Two-Axe -- The time of the new mind -- The gospel of Maryam -- Assumption.
Summary, etc.: Sacred Wilderness explores the lives of four women of different eras and backgrounds who come together to restore foundation to a mixed-up, mixed-blood woman -- a woman who had been living the American dream, and found it a great maw of emptiness. These Clan Mothers may be wisdom-keepers, but they are anything but stern and aloof. They are women of joy and grief, risking their hearts and sometimes their lives for those they love. The novel swirls through time, from present-day Minnesota to the Mohawk territory of the 1620s, to the ancient biblical world, brought to life by an indigenous woman who would come to be known as the Virgin Mary. The Clan Mothers reveal secrets, the insights of prophecy, and stories that are by turns comic, so painful they can break your heart, and perhaps even powerful enough to save the world.
Author Notes

Susan Power is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Her first novel, Grass Dancer, received the PEN/Hemingway award for best new fiction. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Subject: Racially mixed people > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Fiction.
Indian women > Fiction.
Andrae, A.
Amerikanisches Englisch
Indian women.
Indians of North America.
Racially mixed people.
Genre: Short stories.
Fiction.
Short stories.

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