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Tsawalk a Nuu-chah-nulth worldview by Eugene Richard Atleo

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • British Columbia,
  • Vancouver Island.,
  • British Colombia,
  • Colombie-Britannique

Subjects:

  • Nootka mythology.,
  • Creation -- Mythology -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island.,
  • Indian mythology -- British Colombia -- Vancouver Island.,
  • Indian philosophy -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island.,
  • Nootka (Indiens) -- Religion.,
  • Créationnisme -- Mythologie -- Vancouver, Île de (C.-B.),
  • Philosophie indienne d"Amérique -- Colombie-Britannique -- Vancouver, Île de (C.-B.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementUmeek (E. Richard Atleo)
GenreVancouver, Île de (C.-B.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.N85 A85 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3370234M
ISBN 10077481084X
LC Control Number2004445870
OCLC/WorldCa54460241

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In Tsawalk, hereditary chief Umeek develops a theory of "Tsawalk," meaning "one," that views the nature of existence as an integrated and orderly whole, and thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship between the physical and demonstrates how Tsawalk provides a viable theoretical alternative that both complements and expands the view of reality presented by Western : $   Principles of Tsawalk: An Indigenous Approach to Global Crisis Paperback – J by Umeek E. Richard Atleo (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by:   Principles of Tsawalk book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Tsawalk, or one, expresses the Nuu-chah-nulth view that all living /5(12).   Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview is simultaneously at the cutting edge of social philosophy and steeped in mythic reality. Through a translation of Nuu-chah-nulth origin stories, Atleo elucidates the ontological perspective of these people from the West Coast of Canada. He successfully demonstrates the linkages that the core belief of /5(8).

In Principles of Tsawalk, hereditary chief Umeek builds upon his previous book, Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview, to elaborate an alternative framework for responding to global environmental and political crises and to indigenous peoples’ poverty, dispossession, and displacement in the realms of education and politics. These problems.   He successfully demonstrates the linkages that the core belief of Tsawalk, everything is one, has with quantum physics, weather patterns, and postmodern theory, among other things. This holistic concept is the lynch pin (and namesake) of the book, incorporating Euro-American ideas and methods into Nuu-chah-nulth ontology. Tsawalk, or “one,” expresses the Nuu-chah-nulth view that all living things – human, plant, and animal – form part of an integrated whole brought into harmony through constant negotiation and mutual respect. In this book, Umeek argues that contemporary environmental and political crises and the ongoing plight of indigenous peoples reflect a world out of balance, a world in which /5(3). Tsawalk Learning Centre. A community based learning program for students in grades Staff are friendly, hours are flexible, the program is open 52 weeks of the year and the curriculum is infused with Indigenous cultures throughout. Drop in and check out the space, all are welcome.

He successfully demonstrates the linkages that the core belief of Tsawalk, everything is one, has with quantum physics, weather patterns, and postmodern theory, among other things. This holistic concept is the lynch pin (and namesake) of the book, incorporating Euro-American ideas and methods into Nuu-chah-nulth ontology. 4e de couv.: Western philosophy has long held scientific rationalism in a place of honour. Reason, that particularly exalted human quality, has become steadily distanced from the metaphysical aspects of existence, such as spirit, faith, and intuition. In Tsawalk, hereditary chief Umeek introduces us to an alternative indigenous worldview -- an ontology drawn from the Nuu-chah-nulth origin stories.   Contemporary environmental and political crises, however, reflect a world out of balance, a world in which Western approaches for sustainable living are not Principles of Tsawalk, hereditary chief Umeek builds upon his previous book, Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview, to elaborate an alternative framework for responding to global.   He successfully demonstrates the linkages that the core belief of Tsawalk, everything is one, has with quantum physics, weather patterns, and postmodern theory, among other things. This holistic concept is the lynch pin (and namesake) of the book, incorporating Euro-American ideas and methods into Nuu-chah-nulth ontology/5(45).