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Grandmothers of the Light: A Medicine Woman's Sourcebook

Allen, Paula Gunn

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ISBN 10: 0807081027 / ISBN 13: 9780807081020
Published by Beacon Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1991
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DJ Fine, except for a small 1/4 inch closed tear at top of rear panel. Illus. in B&W at beginnings of topic sections. Bookseller Inventory # 04941

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Title: Grandmothers of the Light: A Medicine ...

Publisher: Beacon Press, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Patricia Amlin

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing.

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This extraordinary collection of goddess stories from Native American civilizations across the continent, Paula Gunn Allen shares myths that have guided female shamans toward an understanding of the sacred for centuries.

About the Author:

Paula Gunn Allen is professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, and an American Indian of Laguna Pueblo and Sioux heritage. She is author of many books, including The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Tradition and editor of  Spider Woman’s Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women, which won an American Book Award in 1990.

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