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Author Sarris, Greg, author.

Title Mabel McKay : weaving the dream
Published Berkerley : University of California Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (181 pages)
Series Portraits of American genius Mabel McKay
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Sarah Taylor's Granddaughter; Carnivals, Madams, and Mixed-Up Indian Doctors; Medicine Woman; Prayer Basket
Summary 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. She spent her life teaching others how the spirit speaks through the Dream, how the spirit heals, and how the spirit demands to be heard. Greg Sarris weaves together stories from Mabel McKay's life with an account of how he tried, and she resisted, telling her story straight-the white people's way. Sarris, an Indian of mixed-blood heritage, finds his own story in his search for Mabel McKay's. Beauti
Notes English
Print version record
Subject McKay, Mabel, 1907-1993.
SUBJECT McKay, Mabel, 1907-1993 fast
Subject Pomo women weavers -- Biography
Pomo baskets.
Pomo mythology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Native American Studies.
HISTORY -- Native American.
Pomo baskets
Pomo mythology
Pomo women weavers
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780520955226