A delightfully written fictional, but historically accurate account of life among the Kumeyaay Indians whose villages were in the mountains, foothills, and valleys of San Diego County among oak groves. In the first of two tales, a white boy is adopted into a band and must learn the ways of the Kumeyaay. In the second story, a young girl learns about the plants and animals from her “herbwoman” mother and finds the limitation of natural healing with the introduction of white man’s diseases.
Author: Mel Freilicher
In The Encyclopedia of Rebels, Mel Freilicher continues his lifelong engagement with the intersections between history, fantasy, and memoir. The narrator throughout is a college teacher and community activist struggling …$ 13.95 Add to cart
Author: June Allen Reading
A record of the voyage of the Sutton by Thomas Whaley. Compiled and edited from the original manuscript, with journal and letters of 1848-49, includes notes and original illustrations, by …$ 10.00 Add to cart