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Flight of the Seventh Moon: The Teaching of the Shields
Flight of the Seventh Moon The Teaching of the Shields Author:Lynn V. Andrews In Flight of the Seventh Moon, Lynn Andrews compellingly chronicles her continuing apprenticeship to the Native American shaman Agnes Whistling Elk and her spiritual quest for the ancient wisdom of woman. This companion volume to the highly praised Medicine Woman (1981) details the circumstances that urged Lynn Andrews once again to leave her ho... more »me in southern California and return to Manitoba, where she had first been introduced to Native American lore and the tribal shaman ways.
... In Flight of the Seventh Moon we journey with her back to Agnes Whistling Elk and Ruby Plenty Chiefs, under whose guidance she begins her initiation into the teaching of the shields - the ancient path of protection and power handed down from generation to generation of Native American women.
Through a series of visions and ceremonies, Agnes and Ruby lead their apprentice to profound new understanding of her womanliness and selfhood.
Illustrated by Kiowa author and artist, N. Scott Momaday.« less