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The Medicine Wheel : Earth Astrology

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When Sun Bear had a vision of the Medicine Wheel, a framework in which to teach humans how to better understand and live in harmony with the Earth, he did not know how far-reaching that vision would be. In THE MEDICINE WHEEL, Sun Bear and his medicine helper, Wabun, share this vision to help others 'walk in balance on the Earth Mother', by setting forth a whole new system of earth astrology to guide people not only in their daily living but in their life path as well. In the 25th anniversary edition of the classic book on Native American earth astrology, there is a new introduction by the co-author, Marlise Wabun Wind, that describes the incredible impact THE MEDICINE WHEEL had all over the world, as well as a tribute to the late Sun Bear. There are also fifteen new pieces of art by renowned artist, Sandra Stanton.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 17.78mm | 204.12g
  • Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Fireside.
  • 0671764209
  • 9780671764203
  • 125,342

Review quote

"Sun Bear is a proud example for the generations to come...I am proud that I have lived at the same time as this great, warm, loving and caring person." -- Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross, M.D., author of On Death and Dying "His medicine power is authentic and hard-won; his caring wisdom is real. Sun Bear is one of the quiet heroes of our time." -- John White, author of Pole Shift "[A] compendium of fascinating information about various animals, minerals and plants, including their characteristics, their healing and spiritual qualities...This is a new vision [for] our times." -- Medicine Story, author of Return to Creation

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Table of contents

Contents Acknowledgments Author's Note A Vision of the Medicine Wheel Introduction THE MOONS AND THE TOTEMS Earth Renewal Moon (Snow Goose) Rest and Cleansing Moon (Otter) Big Winds Moon (Cougar) Budding Trees Moon (Red Hawk) Frogs Return Moon (Beaver) Complanting Moon (Deer) Strong Sun Moon (Flicker) Ripe Berries Moon (Sturgeon) Harvest Moon (Brown Bear) Ducks Fly Moon (Raven) Freeze Up Moon (Snake) Long Snows Moon (Elk) THE POWERS OF THE DIRECTIONS How Buffalo, Eagle, Coyote and Bear Began to Help the Spirit Keepers Waboose, Spirit Keeper of the North Wabun, Spirit Keeper of the East Shawnodese, Spirit Keeper of the South Mudjekeewis, Spirit Keeper of the West THE ELEMENTAL CLANS How Turtle Helped to Build Our Land Turtle Clan -- Earth Why Some Frogs Left the Water Frog Clan -- Water How Butterflies Learned to Fly Butterfly Clan -- Air How the Thunderbird Came to Be Thunderbird Clan -- Fire Frog-Turtle (Water-Earth) Thunderbird-Butterfly (Fire-Air) Butterfly-Turtle (Air-Earth) Butterfly-Frog (Air-Water) Thunderbird-Frog (Fire-Water) Thunderbird-Turtle(Fire-Earth) Same Clan Combinations TRAVELING THE MEDICINE WHEEL CONSTRUCTING A MEDICINE WHEEL

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About Wabun Wind

Sun Bear, a sacred teacher of Chippewa descent, is the founder and medicine chief of the Bear Tribe, a multiracial educational society. He is a world-renowned lecturer and teacher and the author or coauthor of eight books. He is publisher of the magazine Wildfire and founder of the World Earth Fund.

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