The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2007

Duration: 8 hours 48 minutes

Summary:

A gifted storyteller and historian and a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux, Joseph M. Marshall III has dedicated his entire life to spiritual fulfillment and to teaching others the essence of Lakota wisdom. In The Lakota Way, Marshall shares his own story and many others imparting the wisdom of the Lakota culture. These stories express the heart of his Native American philosophy and the twelve core qualities that are crucial to the Lakota way of living: bravery, fortitude, generosity, wisdom, respect, honor, perseverance, love, humility, sacrifice, truth, and compassion.Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way offers a fresh and compelling outlook on spiritual and ethical living.

"Marshall beautifully imparts Lakota wisdom.... He certainly knows how to weave a story. An inspiring guide for a wide audience."-Library Journal

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  • Andrew G

    Beautiful insightful book. Seriously a must read.

  • Enrique c

    This book has many lessons. Presented in a captivating way that keeps the audience hooked. From war stories, Giants, Giant Snakes, and the crazy deer woman. The Lakota way can increase the humanity in all of us.

  • Andrea Olarte

    Beautiful! I listened to this book once before and still remembered the stories! The way the book is organized is pleasant. The author delves into the past and pulls out ancient legends then brings forth more recent anecdotes. It is sad but ultimately uplifting and I really hope more people pick this up. The fact that the author narrates it is fantastic. His tone is soft and very soothing but not to the point where you would fall asleep. On the contrary you are left alert and aching for more stories. Excellent all around!

  • Amber Buttke

    Very well written and narrated. Definitely a must listen and listen again!

  • Lewis GrassRope

    great book and narration really puts stories in place

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