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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 image/jpeg
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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5v8n

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Title GRL_SIPAPU_PAGE22
Description Baker Sipapu 22 thing when he bounced through the bushy cedar tree instead of splatting on the hard ground. Somehow, death was a general thing to him; oddly he did not even think of dying by his own hand. Such a thought would have filled him with an abhorrence that the whole philosophy would have tumbled down. He was convinced by his experience with the after effects of watching the dance, that unless he divested himself of his earthly humaness, his mortality, he could never attain the level of Rain, even if he did go through the sipapu with her. He carefully reviewed what the Medicine Man had told him, and it seemed that there was a slim chance that he could purify himself with prayer and meditation, and he was as ready as he ever would be to give it. a try. He turned to tell Rain that tomorrow he would go into the mountains alone and make himself worthy of her, but she had gone; he had not even known when she left.
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Identifier 027_GRL_SIPAPU_PAGE22.JPG
Source Original booklet: Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane
Setname gr_pbb
Date Created 2005-03-18
Date Modified 2005-03-18
ID 317753
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xs5v8n/317753