Tsawalk: A Nuu-Chah-Nulth Worldview


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Western philosophy has long held scientific rationalism in a place of honour. Reason, that particularly exalted human quality, has become steadily distanced from the metaphysical aspects of existence, such as spirit, faith, and intuition. In Tsawalk , hereditary chief Umeek introduces us to an alternative indigenous worldview--an ontology drawn from the Nuu-chah-nulth origin stories. A valuable contribution to Native studies, anthropology, philosophy, and the study of science, Tsawalk offers a revitalizing and ...

Tsawalk: A Nuu-Chah-Nulth Worldview 2005, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774810852

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Tsawalk: A Nuu-Chah-Nulth Worldview 2004, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774810845