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Re: Animals

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Kerry Flynn (kflynn64)
Mon, 18 Jan 1999 10:23:39 -0500


A great book on Animal power, energy and various traditions such as Native
american, medieval, Egyptian etc, is the book Animal Speak (I have my copy
at work and can't remember the author). I picked it up at Borders.
-----Original Message-----
From: Stephanie Ignazio <smi>
To: clarkea@s-cwis.unomaha.edu <clarkea@s-cwis.unomaha.edu>
Cc: artsed <artsednet.edu>
Date: Saturday, January 16, 1999 12:50 PM
Subject: Animals

>Amanda, I teach my students all about animals that hold certain powers..so
>don't feel like you are crazy. I stumbled upon some information last year
>about SENUFO cloth paintings. The Senufo people are from the North Central
>area of the Ivory Coast, neighboring Mali. Their masks and cloth paintings
>are among the most re-knowned of Africa. I have never done a search for the
>info on the web..but maybe it exists out there. Another way to go are the
>Aborigines of Australia if you are looking for other cultures and
>information..they believe animals to have special qualities as well. I just
>did this culture with my first graders and they loved it! Good luck,
>Stephanie
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