Beautifully narrated, Weaving the Dream initiates the reader into Pomo culture and demonstrates how a woman who worked most of her life in a cannery could become a great healer and an artist whose baskets were collected by the Smithsonian. Hearing Mabel McKay's life story, we see that distinctions between material and spiritual and between mundane and magical disappear.
What remains is a timeless way of healing, of making art, and of being in the world. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks.
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What remains is a timeless way of healing, of making art, and of being in the world. A spotlight trained on the complexity, sadness, humor, and strength of modern Pomo people.
A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, Mabel McKay expressed her genius through her celebrated baskets, her Dreams, her cures, and the stories with which she kept her culture alive. Greg Sarris weaves together stories from Mabel McKay's life with an account of how. Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream and millions of other books are available for Amazon Mabel McKay (Portraits of American Genius) First Edition, With a New .
McKay is a character in every sense of the term: wise, iconoclastic, demanding, a self-conscious author to the story of her own life. She comes to life in all her complexity. It is not only about a person, but an entire culture.
Vibrant testimony to the survival of American Indians and the power of the old spirits. Hidden Herstories: Claude Cahun.