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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 59 time she had a feeling of personal empire about this land. Another sunbeam caught a butte over by the road, and a huge sagebrush up by the quakie grove received its light of beauty. Only for a couple of weeks did this occur, and she had never mentioned it to Jim. He would have insisted on explaining it to her about a time when the sun went down through a gap in the mountains, casting these little bits of late light back. He probably would have drawn charts and graphs, and she didn't want it explained. She preferred to think that the sunbeams just stepped around a corner and shown out for her special benefit. Some things were better left unexplained! When Jimbo, warm and precious, roused and grinned up at her, she thought that the whole world was too small to hold her joy. She glanced out and saw that Bob had moved the light lounge around where he could look down into Canyonlands. She had a nervous thought that he would get damp from the mist, but caught herself up that perhaps he needed to be close to Nature, and she could dry him off when she brought him in. The mist deepened, and a rainbow streaked up from Canyonlands, ending, she thought, in their yard, from the beautiful glowing light that filled the patio. It lasted for only a moment, then pulled back toward Canyonlands. It all happened too fast to understand, but this was one time that she did share with Jim-late that night when he was too exhausted and grieved to sleep, and he was comfor-
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Identifier 064_GRL_SIPAPU_PAGE59.JPG
Source Original booklet: Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane
Setname gr_pbb
Date Created 2005-03-18
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 317790
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