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By Carolyn Merchant

Eco-friendly as opposed to Gold offers a compelling examine California's environmental background from its local American prior to conflicts and pursuits of contemporary many years. Carolyn service provider has introduced jointly fundamental resources and interpretive essays to create a finished photograph of the heritage of ecological and human interactions.

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Johnston, Hank. Thunder in the Mountains: The Life and Times of Madera Sugar Pine. Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books, 1968. King, Clarence. Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada, California. S. Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, 1902. McCullough, Dale R. The Tule Elk: Its History, Behavior, and Ecology. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. 34 California’s Natural Environment Muir, John. My First Summer in the Sierra. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911. Muir, John. The Yosemite. New York: Century Company, 1912.

I am water. ” The white people use the water of sacred springs in their houses. The water says: “That is all right. ” All that is water says this. “Wherever you put me, I’ll be in my home. I am awfully smart. Lead me out of my springs, lead me from my rivers, but I came from the ocean and I shall go back into the ocean. You can dig a ditch and put me in it, but I go only so far and I am out of sight. I am awfully smart. ” Karok Indians on Coyote and Salmon, Recorded in 1930 How Coyote Brought Salmon to the Klamath River (As Told by the Karok Indians of Humboldt County, California) Although Kareya, in creating the world, had put many fishes into the ocean, none came up the Klamath river.

We never took any paregoric to make us sleep. At the first break of dawn we were always up and running foot-races to tone down excess of physical vigor and exuberance of spirits. . We watched the tinted pictures grow and brighten upon the water till every little detail of forest, precipice, and pinnacle was wrought in and finished, and the miracle of the enchanter complete. ” That is, drifting around in the boat. We were on the north shore. There, the rocks on the bottom are sometimes gray, sometimes white.

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