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Title Through the Sipapu: A Canyonlands Phantasy
Subject Indians of North America; Spiritualism; Fantasy
Description Fictional story of creation and the afterlife as seen by Native Americans of Utah.
Creator Baker, Pearl Biddlecomb (1907-1992)
Publisher Baker, Pearl Biddlecomb
Date Digital 2004-07-09
Date 1986
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier 130.xml
Source Original booklet: Through the Sipapu: A Canyonlands Phantasy
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2004, Green River Public Library. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution Green River Public Library, 85 South Long St., Green River, UT 84525
Source Physical Dimensions 60 leaves ; 28 cm.
Scanning Technician Nima Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Denice Hoffman
ARK ark:/87278/s6xs5v8n
Setname gr_pbb
Date Created 2005-03-18
Date Modified 2005-03-18
ID 317792
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Description Bake-r . Sipapu 16 Chapter II • The Rainbow Dance by the Canyonlands Spirit Maidens Left at loose ends by the early ending of his lesson, Bob was lonely and bored. He fidgeted for a while, lying on his sand shelf, then rose and did something he had never done before, went in search of Rain. He walked out of the cave, and aimlessly around the upper lip, into an area he had never even noticed before. The head of the valley was a particularly beautiful alcove, the cliffs sheltering it and rounding behind a fin of rock jutting out from the canyon wall, into which the ages had carved a sandstone arch. The front of the arch rested on a high rock buttress, a butte that was crowned from the level of the, by a thin, cone-like spire that reached several feet into the air. At the foot of the butte, and under the arch, the floods had left a level plain of some yards in diameter, which looked like a stage. Bob was caught by the beauty of this whole setting, which did look theatrical. Suddenly from behind the arch, Rain appeared and vaulted to the top of the arch, trailing a segment of living rainbow several yards long. She snapped the gauzy membrane into the air, and it furled and floated above her. She was joined by five other Canyonland Spirit Maidens, with their rainbow sections, until the air of the alcove seemed to
Format application/pdf
Identifier 021_GRL_SIPAPU_PAGE16.JPG
Source Original booklet: Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane
Setname gr_pbb
Date Created 2005-03-18
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 317747
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