Mother Earth Father Sky Author:Sue Harrison Set against the prehistoric splendor of the last Ice Age, Mother Earth Father Sky is a novel of extraordinary historical detail about one woman's struggle for survival. Brimming with legends and myth, it is also a compelling love story about a young Native American woman, Chagak, who is forced to become the wife of a man who participated in ... more »the massacre of her family.
Chagak's peaceful world is torn apart when she sees the brutal destruction of her village and people by an evil warrior tribe. Drawing from her inner strength, she embarks on a personal quest for survival and revenge that brings her to Shuganan, a carver of ivory whose magical powers help her on her spiritual journey; Man-who-kills, a mortal enemy who forces her to bear his child; and finally Kayugh, a young hunter who offers her the love she no longer knows how to accept.
With courage and gentle wisdom, Chagak endures the natural elements and hostile tribesmen who threaten to destroy her--until at last she overcomes her loss and begins to love again.
Mother Earth Father Sky is the first book in a trilogy that will chronicle the migration of an ancient Native American tribe.
Sue Harrison has studied six Native American languages and completed extensive research on culture, geography, archaeology, and anthropology during the nine years she spent writing Mother Earth Father Sky. She lives with her husband and two children in Pickford, Michigan.« less