Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder Rolling Thunder birth name John Pope b d was a Native American medicine man He was born into the Cherokee nation and later moved to Nevada and lived with the Western Shoshone He essentially

  • Title: Rolling Thunder
  • Author: Doug Boyd
  • ISBN: 9780440574354
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rolling Thunder birth name John Pope b 1916, d.1997 was a Native American medicine man He was born into the Cherokee nation and later moved to Nevada and lived with the Western Shoshone He essentially married into the Shoshone tribe when he united with his first wife, Spotted Fawn, who preceded him in death.

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    1. Rolling Thunder (birth name John Pope; b. 1916, d.1997) was a Native American medicine man. He was born into the Cherokee nation and later moved to Nevada and lived with the Western Shoshone. He essentially married into the Shoshone tribe when he united with his first wife, Spotted Fawn, who preceded him in death. I met Rolling Thunder at The World Symposium on Humanity in Vancouver, BC in 1976 where I attended a few talks by him as well as some smaller "workshops". He was an amazing man, soft s [...]

    2. I read this book in the mid 1980's and a few years later I met Rolling Thunder at his home in Carlin, NV we became friends and I know what a powerful Medicine Man he really was. I told him I wanted to learn how to make a Tornado and he grinned and said "You need to stay here and study with me for awhile before I will teach you how to do that" and he then invited me to stay. The book is very very good and it depicts Rolling Thunder very well.

    3. Thoroughly enjoyed the book. I read it almost 20 years ago and I think of it every time I encounter mosquitoes. And I havn't been bothered by them since.

    4. The story is of a boy who rides with his Vietnam vet grandfather on the 30th Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, done on Memorial Day each year. The story captures the importance the ride is for the grandfather who rides to honor friends lost. Riding in on a motorcycle, they arrive at a campground and meet up with others. In the morning, a long motorcycle convoy arrives at The Wall, where names are touched and prayers are said. The story is written in perfect rhyme and emphasizes the importance of [...]

    5. "We don't have to eat everything we see, and we don't have to say everything we think.We have a choice in those things, and we have to realize that and practice using that choice."Be calmer, Paul, and you'll be okay.

    6. One of my first "spiritual" novels, I still retain vividly a scene and conversation regarding a beetle that I remember every time I see one some 20 years laterThe connection to spirituality here is very much in our connection to nature.

    7. Doug Boyd gives an illuminating account of the Shoshone medicine man, Rolling Thunder, known as John Pope to the rest of the world.It details only a small section of the life of Rolling Thunder, including some of his difficulties with the white man's world, as well as some of his fights against other Indians who use a sorcerer to bring him down (and almost succeed.)It is a compelling story, one that shows the persecution of the Indians even to this day. Guns and subterfuge still allow ranchers a [...]

    8. I have read this book before about 15 yrs ago and back in started again back in april or may and life got in the way? So since I have not got back to it yet! But this book is for people more of the native,spiritual and natural way of thinking! If you don't in mind over matter, if you have to see it too believe it. Then isn't the kind of book that would appeal to you, But to those of you who do believe nature and every living thing has a spirit and is connected to all human beings then you my fri [...]

    9. More confirmation that I am descended from fucking barbarians, IF they are REALLY my ancestors. Maybe I was lost. I was stolen from indigenous people. yes, thats it.This book is about an amazing medicine man of the Western Shoshone.

    10. A marvelous true telling of a very spiritual experience that adds credence to the value of being one with nature. I was gifted this book some 18 years ago and have, in turn, gifted copies to others.

    11. THE DESCRIPTION GIVEN IS NOT FOR THIS BOOK. Description taken from , which also has it listed incorrectly.

    12. I think this is one book you'll find hard to get. Its a great biography of Rolling Thunder a modern day First Nation man.Well written and engaging.

    13. I loved this book! This is the true story of an Indian. It shows the metaphysical side of Indians. I would like to own this book.

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