Books & Resources
In 1996, Native Education World Intelligence published the book I Am Joseph, The Instruction, written by Tzó-Nah. It is humankind's handbook for the next millennia. A compilation of extensively edited statements made by Henry Paradise, an American Indian, and his spirit-creator, Joseph. Before Henry is aware of Joseph, he builds seven fireplaces in four states with the seventh's measurements becoming a symbolic tablet. Joseph's message is of great significance as it provides a foundation for people to live together in peace and harmony. A second book, An American Indian Philosophy for Modern Times, is currently in progress and soon to be published.
American Indian Contributions to the World: 15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations This reference work contains over 450 entries providing a panorama of little-known information about the rich inventiveness of the American Indians.
The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge This adventure in science and imagination, which the Medical Tribune said might herald, "a Copernican revolution for the life sciences," leads the reader through unexplored jungles and uncharted aspects of mind to the heart of knowledge.
As a Native American medicine person, Corbin listened to his own medicine people describe prophecies that were shocking and unbelievable to him as a child. Today he sees these ancient prophecies coming true, one after another. Corbin Harney shares the native view of life and the importance of living in balance with nature. He is asking for "the human" to awaken to the emergency the Earth is in today. Nuclear testing and the transportation of radioactive waste on our highways and railroads is life-threatening to all of us because truck and rail accidents are inevitable. What can we do?
At the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution, but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ago and is still developing. The implications of this revolutionary scientific paradigm extend into virtually every aspect of our psychology, our history and culture, our religion -- and indeed our future.