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[Boston. 2012]. Unique artist's book, on Bagasse paper from Nepal, signed and dated in pencil by the author / artist, Mary McCarthy on the titlepage. Page size: 6-1/8 x 5-1/2 inches; 36pp. Bound by the artist: woven spine, handmade paper in shades of brown over boards, cover with title printed in Dakota Handwriting on brown label decorated with hand-prints on front panel of book, housed in tan cloth over boards clamshell box. The 36 pages comprise printed texts taken from Native American texts listed at end of description. The text is printed in Dakota 14pt. on brown paper collaged onto the Bagasse paper The images are mixed media paper collages, usually in earth tones with gold and silver metallic papers for the sun and moon and star images. The author / artist tells us the "premise of this book is about the earth and how we as people have gotten away from the respect Mother Earth deserves, lessons learned from reading Native American thoughts." Her sources include: Lame Deer, John. Lame Deer Seeker of Visions, 1972. Neihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks, 1932. Arden, Harvey and Steve Wall. Wisdom Keepers, 1990. Philip, Neil. Editor. In a Sacred Manner I Live, 1997.
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      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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