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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 Baker Sipapu 35 ing. Yesterday, he was so tense and nervous, saying something about wanting to go through the sipapu, that I tried to calm him down, telling him not to worry, we would have another one flown in. What's a sipapu?" For a moment, Dr. Clark was furious. The solution was within the grasp of this old man, and he had blown it with his fatuous complacency. Where Bob would have talked to a stranger, when that stranger failed to empathize with him, he was locked up tighter than ever now. But there was nothing to do but give the old man his lunch and put him back on the plane. Dr. Clark called and the pilot was free and could take him back to Denver in the afternoon. Ruth would bring his luggage, and they could drive out to the airport in the four-wheel Blazer. Dr. Clark asked that their lunch be brought to the office as soon as the food was ready, and in a few minutes a couple of nurses brought their trays in. While they were eating, Dr. Bernstein went on with his complaints. He had slept all afternoon the day before, and had not made it back to the hospital to see Bob, and that morning, Bob simply would not talk to him, but lay with eyes closed and mouth grimly locked as the old doctor tried to pry into his psyche. Once Dr. Clark was tempted to tell the old fraud how badly he had failed, but he looked over at the old man eating his peas and roast beef with such self-satisfied injured vanity that he just gave it all up, and paid the
Format application/pdf
Identifier 040_GRL_SIPAPU_PAGE35.JPG
Source Original booklet: Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane
Setname gr_pbb
Date Created 2005-03-18
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 317766
Reference URL