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Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypenny [Paperback]

Item : Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypenny [Paperback]
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Author Author : Peacock, Thomas D.
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 0998601055
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9780998601052
Publisher Publisher : Holy Cow! Press
Pages Pages : 188
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 102444800

Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypennyis the story of Donovan Manypenny. Raised by his grandparents on a northern Wisconsin Ojibwe reservation until their passing when he is ten years old, he becomes a ward of the state of Wisconsin and enters the child welfare system  foster care, childrens home, and adoption. The trauma he experiences as a result of losing his grandparents and way of life leads him to put his past behind him for over forty-three years. Then at the age of fifty-three, events in his life take him back to his childhood home, retracing the historical westward migration of his Ojibwe ancestors. Heartfelt and bittersweet, and layered with meaning,Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypennywill resonate with anyone who longs to make the journey home, wherever that may be, as well those who seek or have experienced cultural or spiritual awakening, and healing.

Part One  The BeginningChapter One - Grandfather and Grandmother ManypennyChapter Two - Northland Childrens HomeChapter Three - The PedersonsChapter Four  The Elder TeachersPart Two  The Westward MigrationChapter Five - In the Creators EyesChapter Six  The First Turtle Shaped IslandChapter Seven - Ramona of the Wolf ClanChapter Eight  Little BoyChapter Nine  Baw-wa-tingChapter Ten  The Wolfs TrailChapter Eleven - The Place Where Food Grows on WaterChapter Twelve  Where the Earth BeganChapter Thirteen - BeginningEpilogue

Compelling and lyrical, Thomas Peacock's writing tells an exquisitely rich story of complex times. The moments, smells are those remembered by many and speaking to the Anishinaabe experience and soul. I am grateful for these words. --Winona LaDuke, Executive Director, Honor the Earth

Thomas Peacocks thoughtful and inspiring novel is a true Indin story, a poignant journey home to Blueberry Road. Blending history, storytelling and personal reflection, this tender story is a reminder that our ties to family and plÓ)

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