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Author Suntree, Susan.

Title Sacred sites : the secret history of southern California / Susan Suntree ; foreword by Gary Snyder ; introduction by Lowell John Bean ; photographs by Juergen Nogai.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Oversized    811 Suntree,S SUN    DUE 09-03-20
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    811.54 SUN    Available
Description xx, 291 p. : ill.,1 map ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The origins of southern California : western science. Light, space, matter -- Galaxy, planet, moon, rain -- Wandering North America, life, death -- Reptiles, flowers, mammals, rivers -- Southern California coming : mountains in motion -- Southern California ice age : bountiful homeland -- The origins of southern California : indigenous myths and songs. Universe, world, people -- The great Captain Wiyot : death, spirit, power -- Food, feasting, deer, moon -- The First people -- Human beings : singers, balance keepers -- White people.
Subject Cosmology -- Poetry.
Natural history -- North America -- Poetry.
Indians of North America -- Poetry.
Indian mythology -- California, Southern -- Poetry.
California, Southern -- History -- Poetry.
ISBN 9780803231986 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803231989 (cloth : alk. paper)

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