Rescuing the Light: Quotes from the Oral Teachings of Martín Prechtel

Martín Prechtel (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
North Atlantic Books
Publish Date
June 08, 2021
Pages
248
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781623176273

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About the Author

A master of eloquence and innovative language, MARTÍN PPRECHTEL is a writer, artist, and teacher who, through his work both written and spoken, hopes to promote the subtlety, irony, and premodern vitality hidden in any living language. A half-blood Native American with a Pueblo Indian upbringing, he left New Mexico to live in the village of Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala, eventually becoming a full member of the Tzutujil Mayan community there. For many years he served as a principal in that body of village leaders responsible for instructing the young people in the meanings of their ancient stories through the rituals of adult rites of passage. Once again residing in his native New Mexico, Prechtel teaches at his international school, Bolad's Kitchen. Through music, ritual, farming, sacred architecture, ancient textiles, tools, and story, Prechtel helps people in many lands to remember their own sense of place in the daily sacred through the search for the Indigenous Soul.