The Walking People : Table of Contents

IThe First Principal Telling 1

The Land of So Long No One Remembers How Long 4

The Day of Rocks Like Rain 17

The Great Dryness and How the People Learned a New Way 26

How the People Walked North and Learned to Live with Dryness 33

How the People Crossed the Grassland and How They Found Walk by Waters 36

How the People Learned the Way of Many Wisdoms 41

Waterís Edge 56

II The Second Principal Telling 79

The Crossing 81

A Forest of Mountains 118

They Walk Beyond 163

The Southern Path 208

Two Strong Brothers 215

Circles on the Earth 233

The Way West 242

The Water Walking People 272

Ancient Songs 312

Beginning Song 314

Who Are the Human Beings 331

How We Came to Value Age 343

They Dwell in Round Houses 371

Ocean Again 378

Growing Woman 399

The Way East . . . Sad Partings 417

III Three Mountain Tellings 433

Sees Beyond: How Vision Is One Thing and Understanding Another 435

Fly Like Eagle: The Telling of One Who Could Not Walk 451

Sheltered Valley 474

IV Grass Ocean 495

Dark Ocean 501

Squash Sister 504

Squash Blossom 507

Two Ways 509

Small Fruit 512

Ocean Coming Like a Great Wall 517

Squash Blossomís Children 526

Ocean Crossing 528

V First Peopleís Child: Many paths to Learning 535

VI We Call the River Beautiful 549

The Telling of Red Squirrel and Grey 556

The Telling of Grey Squirrel 572

The Telling of Red Squirrel 589

The Sun People 604

Meeting 616

Their Way 623

Their Song 632

Further Learnings 643

Great Earth Snake 660

And We Leave Them 666

VII The Eastern Ocean 671

The Stone Hill People 681

The Western Way 695

Understanding 705

We Search 713

VIII Beautiful Lake 717

Many Learnings 728

A Different Way 789

IX Addenda 805

A. Annotations 806

B. Evolution of Conceptualization 812

C. Evolution of Process: Governance 816

D. Notes 818

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