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Sacred Masks

“The Sale of a sacred object cannot be dismissed with the wave of a hand as a mere commercial transaction” Philip J. Breeden, US Embassy, Paris; quoted in NY Times 6-30-2014.   The ancient carved cottonwood mask, decorated with eagle … Continue reading

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The Singing Tree

Here is a chapter I am working on for my new book “Encountering the World’s Religions on Highway 395 in the Owens Valley.” “The cottonwood…is a tree particularly sacred to many Indian peoples in the West. Always chosen by the … Continue reading

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