The Redemption of Black Elk: An Ancient Path to Inner by Linda L. Stampoulos

By Linda L. Stampoulos

As a tender baby of the Oglala Lakota Sioux, Black Elk have been given a strong imaginative and prescient which might lead him on a private trip that lasted his complete life.  even supposing Black Elk's imaginative and prescient was once a prophetic message telling the poor way forward for his tribe, it additionally held positive factors that has to be reclaimed. it really is via this reclamation that the guiding beacons given to him demonstrate an historic pathway woven into the pictures of the West. by way of exploring Black Elk's eyewitness account of the the most important occasions of that point, the writer came upon a sequence of metaphorical footprints that express us the way in which towards internal power and a balanced life...125 years later.   to aid with an interpretation of Black Elk's account, the writer invoked the perception of Joseph Campbell, one of many world's most appropriate gurus on societal ideologies. via his knowing of image and metaphor Campbell used to be capable of learn the metaphorical footprints and supply us with a twenty-first century "spin"  uncomplicated guy generations ahead of may well purely think. This publication bargains a brand new examine Black Elk's footprints and including the perception of Joseph Campbell, offers an inward route to the optimistic forces inside of every one people, awaiting discovery.

About the AuthorLinda L. Stampoulos lives in New Jersey, and infrequently travels to the West to analyze fabric her books. After finishing her Undergraduate and Graduate levels at Montclair nation collage, she went directly to Columbia college, to earn her Doctorate in schooling. She has taught at either the Undergraduate and Graduate degrees within the colleges of healthiness Foundations and academic Foundations at Montclair kingdom college. a wide element of her curriculum incorporated the works of Joseph Campbell. She is President of Pompano affiliates, Inc. a Women's company, qualified by way of the nation of recent Jersey division of trade. they are often came across at: Her final ebook, photos of the United States: vacationing the Grand Canyon, perspectives of Early Tourism used to be indexed one of the Southwest Books of the yr, top analyzing 2004. additionally, she has formerly labored with Arcadia Publishing on a number of tasks, together with fortress Peck Indian Reservation; The Little Bighorn, Tiospaye; and The Grand Canyon: local humans and Early viewers. She is a specialist for Lenape tribal individuals who're writing a brand new publication exploring the heritage of the Lenape kingdom of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. moreover, she has dedicated over twenty-five years to paintings within the box of Substance Abuse Prevention and remedy Services.

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