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Mabel McKay

Weaving the Dream (Portraits of American Genius, 1)

by Greg Sarris

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Biography: general,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Individual artists,
  • Weaving,
  • Native Americans,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710393M
    ISBN 100520209680
    ISBN 109780520209688


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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/5(4). The book, which is steeped in the oral tradition inspired me to write the following poem which was published some years back through U.C.

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Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, Mabel McKay expr /5. 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.5/5(5). A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and Mabel McKay book woman, Mabel McKay expressed her genius through her celebrated baskets, her Dreams, her cures, and the stories with which she kept her culture alive.

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About the Book. A world-renowned Mabel McKay book 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.

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.

Mabel McKay was one of the greatest California basket weavers of all time, as well as a traditional healer, teacher of Pomo traditions and the last speaker of her language. Born in rural Northern California, McKay was raised by her maternal grandmother, also a basket weaver, who taught her the Long Valley Cache Creek language and how to gather.

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Overview 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 : 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. Greg Sarris’s biography of Mabel McKay () takes the reader into the life of Native Americans, their spirituality and their ways of medicine. Written from his close relationship with Mabel, we, as readers, become privileged participants in the medicinal weavings and spiritual healings of her people.

Mabel McKay Weaving the Dream (Book): Sarris, Greg: University of California PressA 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. In this wise book, Greg Sarris weaves together stories from the life of Mabel McKay, a world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman.

As his mentor and teacher, Mabel McKay told Sarris many of the stories that inspired Grand Avenue, his acclaimed book of short fiction and the basis for an HBO film of the same name.

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. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dame Hilda Stevenson, DBE () was an Australian philanthropist and community worker.

Born as Hilda Mabel McKay in Ballarat, Victoria, her father was Hugh Victor McKay, the inventor of the combined harvester.

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. Mabel McKay was the last member of the Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo Indians. She was the last Dreamer 1 of the Pomo people and a basket making prodigy who also became famous for her exceptional doctoral skills.

Her nephew, Greg Sarris², a renown writer, published a book called, Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream 3, which is about Mabel’s life. Mabel’s story gives historians and readers. Mabel McKay passed away on January 4, at the age of 86 in Rochester, New York.

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Mabel McKay's baskets cannot be separated from her Dreams, for it is through them that she learned to weave and to heal. A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, Mabel spent her life teaching others about the culture she helped to keep alive and the Dream world in which she lived.

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This title 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 Smithsonian.

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 Sarris weaves together stories from Mabel McKay.

Mabel McKay was Pomo, from eastern Lake County. The Pomo are known as the world’s finest basket makers, and Mabel was among the best of them. All of her baskets were derived from her dreams—she was a Dreamer. 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 : University of California Press. Mabel McKay: Greg Sarris: Paperback - Revised Ed.: Native American book.

Mabel McKay's baskets cannot be separated from her Dreams, for it is through them that she learned to weave and to heal. A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, Mabel spent her life teaching others about the culture she helped to keep alive and the Dream world in which she Edition: An inspiring story of Mabel McKay, a medicine woman and basketmaker.

I felt like McKay was a personal friend by the end of the book, and I feel like my life is better because of it. McKay's life story is spiritually uplifting, and an important record of the values and traditions of indigenous tribal knowledge/5(15). - Buy Mabel McKay – — Weaving The Dream (Paper) (Portraits of American Genius) book online at best prices in India on Read Mabel McKay – — Weaving The Dream (Paper) (Portraits of American Genius) book reviews & author details Reviews: Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream (Portraits of American Genius, 1) by Greg Sarris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 13 March Mabel McKay - Weaving the Dream Mabel McKay was born on 12 January, in Nice, Lake County, California.

She belonged to Pomo family. Her parents name were Daisy Hansen and Yanta Boone. She was brought up by her grandmother, Sara Taylor.

Mabel McKay which was an Indian doctor and known as medicine woman was born in a world whichAuthor: Blakin. McKAY, Mabel 'May' 12/20/ - 04/20/ Affectionately known by all as Miss May, May was the amazing mother of seven.

She is survived by all. Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream Berkeley: University of California Press, ISN Further reading. Elvira Pulitano, Toward a Native American Critical Theory.

Sarris is one of six authors whose work is surveyed. PART ONE. LESSONS FROM MABEL MCKAY: THE ORAL EXPERIENCE 1. The Verbal Art of Mabel McKay: Talk as Culture Contact and Cultural Critique 2. The Woman Who Loved a Snake: Orality in Mabel McKay's Stories PART TWO.

ABOUT POMO BASKETS AND SECRET CULTS: CULTURAL PHENOMENA 3. A Culture under Glass: The Porno Basket 4. Telling Dreams and .