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Hawaiian Legends of the Guardian Spirits

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4.6 out of 5
Based on 5 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description

Ancient Hawaiians lived in a world where all of nature was alive with the spirits of their ancestors. These aumakua have lived on through the ages as family guardians and take on many natural forms, thus linking many Hawaiians to the animals, plants, and natural phenomena of their island home. Individuals have a reciprocal relationship with their guardian spirits and offer worship and sa... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Hawai'i Press
Reading LevelAll Ages
# of Pages96
Publication Date12/31/2002
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About Caren Loebel-Fried (Author) : Caren Kealaokapualehua Loebel–Fried is a storyteller and second-generation carver who learned the ancient art of block printing from her mother. Growing up on the New Jersey shore, she spent summers... more
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1/6/2008 caren loebel-fried said: Winner Hawai`i Book Publisher's Association 2003 Ka Palapalapo`okela Book Awards for Hawaiian Culture and Illustration.
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