Manual For the Peacemaker: An Iroquois Legend To Heal Self & Society by Jean Houston
The inspiring story of the founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, known as the Peacemaker, is shown by the author to be a potent guide to personal transformation and to the visioning of a peaceful world. Read more
A thrilling retelling by master storyteller Jean Houston of the legendary exploits of the founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, known as the Peacemaker. Under his leadership they created a peaceful democracy among five tribes of Native peoples in the northeastern woodlands. This story has inspired American leaders from Benjamin Franklin to the present-day occupants of the White House, and is shown by Houston to be a potent guide to personal transformation and to the visioning of a peaceful world. Jean draws from the experiential workshops she leads, with the help of Margaret (Peggy) Rubin, to guide readers through group or individual exercises that "bring the story home."
Paperback 178 pp