Voices of the First Day
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Voices of the First Day : Awakening in the Aboriginal Dreamtime

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Almost totally annihilated by a systematic genocide and the theft of their homelands, the Australian Aborigines met Western colonialism with a culture that had flourished in continuous harmony with the earth for more than 100,000 years. From this culture and its Dreamtime revelation comes a revisioning of the Golden Age of Mankind. Robert Lawlor asks us to suspend our values, prejudices, and Eurocentrism and step into the Dreaming - to walk with our most ancient human ancestors into the First Day and discover:show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 861.82g
  • Inner Traditions Bear and Company
  • Rochester, VT, United States
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • 0892813555
  • 9780892813551
  • 45,684

Review quote

" Lawlor's consideration of Australian Aboriginal culture's logic, spirituality and benefits is essential for understanding their society: ? it provides not the usual history of Aboriginal heritage; but a review of their beliefs, psyche and society."show more

About Robert Lawlor

Robert Lawlor is a writer and film producer living in Australia who has studied aboriginal culture firsthand. His published works include Sacred Geometry: Its Philosophy and Practice (Thames & Hudson, 1982), Earth Honoring: The New Male Sexuality (Inner Traditions 1991), and the translation of the works of Schwaller de Lubicz and Alain Danielou.show more

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