Books tagged: indigenous

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Te Awa Atua: Menstruation in the Precolonial Maori World
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by He Puna Manawa. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Te Awa Atua is a ground-breaking study of menstruation in pre-colonial Māori society. By examining Māori cosmologies, tribal histories, oral literatures, ceremonies and rites connecting Māori women to their pantheon of atua (deities), Ngāhuia Murphy unveils striking Indigenous constructs of womanhood that radically challenge notions of female inferiority and menstrual pollution.
Nudges from Grandfather: Honouring Indigenous Spiritual Technologies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Is there a “next world”? Are loved ones who have died somehow still with us? We are each connected with the spiritual realm. Some may call spiritual forces ancestors, others angels or still others, the names of forms of divine power in their traditions. Whatever their names, these forces work intimately with us when we seek to be of service to others. This book shares lessons in this practice.
Barons Reach: Book 3 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story of an Australian woman coming to terms with past injustices, by facing the ghosts of long ago (includes non-fiction historical information pertaining to the largest Indigenous Australian group of New South Wales).
Dulci's Legacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Dulci is a quiet, sensitive girl entering high school in Nova Scotia when she starts to see visions around her hometown that no one else can. When the visions start to threaten the people she holds dear, Dulci must solve the mystery of why it's happening, and perhaps settle a dispute that has been going on for centuries...and do it alone, since none of the adults in her life believe her story.
Grace: Book 2 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grace Taylor opens the letter she receives with trembling hands. She knows the words contained will either cause her great happiness or heart-wrenching despair, but she will also discover that they send her on a journey, from which there is no turning back.
Deep Water Tears: Book 1 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the Australian Bush, Deep Water Tears is a coming-of-age story of a non-Indigenous Australian girl, and her relationship with a part-Indigenous Australian boy, during a time when mixed-raced relationships were still commonly frowned upon. A story of how heart-breaking loss becomes the key to finding immeasurable joy.
Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice: A Collection of Practices from the World's Spiritual Traditions
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ecumenism
Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice is a collection of articles on meditation and prayer in different spiritual traditions as taught by authentic teachers of those traditions. In each article, the author gives context for a foundational practice of their tradition and follows it with instructions for carrying out this practice.
MiXed Messages
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Mixed Messages outlines important aspects of cross cultural management that perplex many new and experienced workers. It explains the importance of managing the often different but parallel management styles that operate in cross cultural organisations.
Listening, Learning and Work
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 45,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Being hard of hearing at work can make life hard especially for both those who experience hearing loss problems, as well as their work colleagues. This book explores the experiences of dealing having a hearing loss and what can be done to create a more productive and comfortable work environment despite it.
Speculating On The Australian Republic: Five Award Winning Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Speculating on the Australian republic - Five award-winning Australian speculative fiction stories from the National Republican Short Story Competition will intrigue, educate and delight you in this anthology from Australian short story writers. They show a compelling preview of the possible future of Australia as a republic. edited by Glenn Davies (Australian Republican Movement).