Explores the connections of place, language, wisdom, and morality among the Western Apache.
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
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.
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
Category: Social Science
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.
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
Category: Social Science
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.
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
Category: Indian mythology
In The Blue Sapphire of the Mind, Douglas E.
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
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.
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
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
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.
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
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.
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
First used to describe the weariness the public felt toward media portrayals of societal crises, the term compassion fatigue has been taken up by health professionals to name—along with burnout, vicarious traumatization, compassion stress, and secondary traumatic stress—the condition of caregivers who become “too tired to care.” Compassion, long seen as the foundation of ethical caring, is increasingly understood as a threat to the well-being of those who offer it. Through the lens of hermeneutic phenomenology, the authors present an insider’s perspective on compassion fatigue, its effects on the body, on the experience of time and space, and on personal and professional relationships. Accounts of health professionals, alongside examinations of poetry, images, movies, and literature, are used to explore the notions of compassion, hope, and hopelessness as they inform the meaning of caring work. The authors frame their exposé of compassion fatigue with the very Canadian metaphor of “lying down in the snow.” If suffering is imagined as ever-falling snow, then the need for training and resources for safe journeying in “winter country” becomes apparent. Recognizing the phenomenon of compassion fatigue reveals the role that health services education and the moral habitability of our healthcare environments play in supporting professionals’ ability to act compassionately and to endure.
... 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 “Persons thus involved [in contemplating place] may also dwell on aspects of themselves, on sides and corners of their own evolving identities” (Basso, “Wisdom Sits in Places,” 55).
Author: Wendy Austin
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
Category: Social Science
This handbook offers a global view of the historical development of educational institutions, systems of schooling, ideas about education, and educational experiences. Its 36 chapters consider changing scholarship in the field, examine nationally-oriented works by comparing themes andapproaches, lend international perspective on a range of issues in education, and provide suggestions for further research and analysis.Like many other subfields of historical analysis, the history of education has been deeply affected by global processes of social and political change, especially since the 1960s. The handbook weighs the influence of various interpretive perspectives, including revisionist viewpoints, takingparticular note of changes in the past half century. Contributors consider how schooling and other educational experiences have been shaped by the larger social and political context, and how these influences have affected the experiences of students, their families and the educators who have workedwith them.The Handbook provides insight and perspective on a wide range of topics, including pre-modern education, colonialism and anti-colonial struggles, indigenous education, minority issues in education, comparative, international, and transnational education, childhood education, non-formal and informaleducation, and a range of other issues. Each contribution includes endnotes and a bibliography for readers interested in further study.
Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places, 68, 106, 109; Meltzer, First Peoples in a New World, 231. 7. Basso, Wisdom Sits in Places, 127, 145–146; Deloria, God Is Red, 72–73, 122; Lenchanko, “Kūkaniloko”; Manuali Aluli Meyer, “Indigenous and ...
Author: John L. Rury
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Comparative education