Wisdom Sits in Places

This remarkable book introduces us to four unforgettable Apache people, each of whom offers a different take on the significance of places in their culture.

Author: Keith H. Basso

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826317243

Category: Nature

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Explores the connections of place, language, wisdom, and morality among the Western Apache.
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Places That Count

Keith H. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language among the W't-st- ernApache (University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1996). 24. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places. 25. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places, 40. 26.

Author: Thomas F. King

Publisher: AltaMira Press

ISBN: 9780759116085

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Places That Count offers professionals within the field of cultural resource management (CRM) valuable practical advice on dealing with traditional cultural properties (TCPs). Responsible for coining the term to describe places of community-based cultural importance, Thomas King now revisits this subject to instruct readers in TCP site identification, documentation, and management. With more than 30 years of experience at working with communities on such sites, he identifies common issues of contention and methods of resolving them through consultation and other means. Through the extensive use of examples, from urban ghettos to Polynesian ponds to Mount Shasta, TCPs are shown not to be limited simply to American Indian burial and religious sites, but include a wide array of valued locations and landscapes—the United States and worldwide. This is a must-read for anyone involved in historical preservation, cultural resource management, or community development.
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The Sociology of Katrina

and Dudley , his Apache informant , responds by saying that " wisdom sits in places . It's like water that never dries up . You need to drink water to stay alive , don't you ? Well , you also need to drink from places " ( 127 ) .

Author: David L. Brunsma

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742559300

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

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A second edition of this textbook is now available. As a disaster, Hurricane Katrina logs in as both the most destructive and instructive when considering the cataclysmic effects, as well as the magnitude of knowledge, that can be drawn from it. This meteorological event became the stimulus for devastating technological failures and widespread toxic contamination, causing the largest internal diaspora of displaced people in recent U.S. history. This book brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort to catalogue the modern catastrophe that is Hurricane Katrina. The chapters in this volume discuss sociological perspectives of disaster literature, provide alternative views and analyses of early post-storm data collection efforts, and examine emerging social questions that have surfaced in the aftermath of Katrina.
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American Indian Religious Traditions A I

Some seminal writings on Native culture and environment include Keith Basso's Wisdom Sits in Places, Richard Nelson's Make Prayers to the Raven, and the books and essays of N. Scott Momaday and Leslie Marmon Silko.

Author: Suzanne J. Crawford

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576075173

Category: Indian mythology

Page: 1271

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Written from an American Indian perspective with input from religious scholars and community leaders, this pioneering reference work explores indigenous North American religions and religious practices and rituals.
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American Studies

25 Keith Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996); Basso, “Stalking with Stories,” in Western Apache Language and Culture (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1990), 99–137.

Author: Janice A. Radway

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405113519

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

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American Studies is a vigorous, bold account of the changes in the field of American Studies over the last thirty-five years. Through this set of carefully selected key essays by an editorial board of expert scholars, the book demonstrates how changes in the field have produced new genealogies that tell different histories of both America and the study of America. Charts the evolution of American Studies from the end of World War II to the present day by showcasing the best scholarship in this field An introductory essay by the distinguished editorial board highlights developments in the field and places each essay in its historical and theoretical context Explores topics such as American politics, history, culture, race, gender and working life Shows how changing perspectives have enabled older concepts to emerge in a different context
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American Indians and the Urban Experience

Keith H. Basso , Wisdom Sits in Places : Landscape and Language among the Western Apache ( Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 1996 ) , 34 . 4. Leslie Marmon Silko , Ceremony ( New York : The Viking Press , 1977 ) , 260 . 5.

Author: Susan Lobo

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742502759

Category: History

Page: 312

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Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, poetry, prose, and stunning art—from photography and graffiti to rap and songs—that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the popular and scholarly perceptions of Native Americans, but this is a false expression of a complex and constantly changing reality. When viewed from the Native perspectives, our concepts of urbanity and approaches to American Indian studies are necessarily transformed. Courses in Native American studies, ethnic studies, anthropology, and urban studies must be in step with contemporary Indian realities. This powerful combination of pathbreaking scholarship and visual and literary arts will be enjoyed by students, scholars, and a general audience.
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The Blue Sapphire of the Mind

Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places, 121. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places, 107. Keith Basso, “Wisdom Sits in Places: Notes on a Western Apache Landscape,” in Senses of Place, 79. Robert Adams, Beauty in Photography (New York: Aperture, 1996), 14.

Author: Douglas E. Christie

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199812325

Category: Nature

Page: 464

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Drawing on insights from the early Christian monastics as well as the ecological writings of such figures as Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, Annie Dillard, and others, Christie forges a distinctively contemplative vision of ecological spirituality that could, he contends, serve to ground the work of ecological restoration.
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Landscape in Language

Basso, Keith. 1990. Western Apache Language and Culture: Essays in Linguistic Anthropology. Tucson AZ: The University of Arizona Press. Basso, Keith. 1996. Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language among the Western Apache.

Author: David M. Mark

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027202864

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 449

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This volume focuses on how landscape is represented in language and thought and what this reveals about the relationships of people to place and to land. -- Back cover.
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The Evolution of Human Wisdom

Keith H. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996), 5. 28. Morice-Brubaker, Place of the Spirit, 6. 29. Ibid., 34. 30. Ibid., 1.

Author: Celia Deane-Drummond

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781498548465

Category: Religion

Page: 236

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This volume tackles crucial questions about the puzzle of human origins and human distinctiveness related to the evolution of human wisdom. In doing so it offers a novel methodological approach to the dialogue between theology and evolutionary science.
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Earth honoring Faith

Cited in Keith Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language among the Western Apache (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996), 127. The term is Basso's, used throughout Wisdom Sits in Places.

Author: Larry L. Rasmussen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199986842

Category: Philosophy

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Grand Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Book Awards Thoughtful observers agree that the planetary crisis we now face-climate change; species extinction; the destruction of entire ecosystems; the urgent need for a more just economic-political order-is pushing human civilization to a radical turning point: change or perish. But precisely how to change remains an open question. In Earth-honoring Faith, Larry Rasmussen answers that question with a dramatically new way of thinking about human society, ethics, and the ongoing health of our planet. Rejecting the modern assumption that morality applies to human society alone, Rasmussen insists that we must derive a spiritual and ecological ethic that accounts for the well-being of all creation, as well as the primal elements upon which it depends: earth, air, fire, water, and sunlight. He argues that good science, necessary as it is, will not be enough to inspire fundamental change. We must draw on religious resources as well to make the difficult transition from an industrial-technological age obsessed with consumption to an ecological age that restores wise stewardship of all life. Earth-honoring Faith advocates an alliance of spirituality and ecology, in which the material requirements for planetary life are reconciled with deep traditions of spirituality across religions, traditions that include mysticism, sacramentalism, prophetic practices, asceticism, and the cultivation of wisdom. It is these shared spiritual practices that can produce a chorus of world faiths to counter the consumerism, utilitarianism, alienation, oppression, and folly that have pushed us to the brink. Written with passionate commitment and deep insight, Earth-honoring Faith reminds us that we must live in the present with the knowledge that the eyes of future generations will look back at us.
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