The Sacred Tree

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Lotus Press, 1989 - Social Science - 87 pages
The Sacred Tree was created by the Four Worlds Development Project, a native American inter-tribal group, as a handbook of Native Spirituality for indigenous peoples all over the Americas and the world. This handbook is being used by the Four Worlds Development Project to eliminate widespread drug and alcohol abuse in tribal communities. It is now being shared for the first time with all members of the human family desiring personal growth.
 

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An exceptionally written piece for those looking to learn and those familiar with the Sacred Tree and Medicine Wheel teachings.

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THE STORY OF THE SACRED TREE
7
IMPORTANT CONCEPTS
8
THE SYMBOLIC TEACHINGS OF THE SACRED TREE
20
FIRST PRINCIPLES
25
THE GIFTS OF THE FOUR DIRECTIONS
32
The Gifts of the East
42
The Gifts of the South
48
The Gifts of the West
53
The Gifts of the North
62
Summary Chart
72
CODE OF ETHICS
74
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Page 8 - Symbols express and represent meaning. Meaning helps provide purpose and understanding in the lives of human beings. Indeed to live without symbols is to experience existence far short or its full meaning.

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