The Lakota Way 2009 wall calendar features all original medicine shield artwork from Lakota artist and author Joseph M. Marshall III and Dakota artist Joseph Chamberlain.
Each spread includes the Lakota names for the months, such as When the Geese Return and When Berries are Good.
Mr. Marshalls text presents a traditional Lakota virtue for each month, guiding the reader along the Lakota path of wisdom. Joseph M. Marshall III is a teacher, historian, Lakota craftsman and writer. He has authored several screenplays in addition to five books, including the highly acclaimed Walking with Grandfather, The Lakota Way and The Journey of Crazy Horse.
Mr. Marshall is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and was most recently involved with the television mini-series Into the West as narrator, actor and consultant.
Joseph Chamberlain is a Dakota artist who portrays the Sioux tribes culture and traditions through paintings and drawings.
His art has graced many books and CD covers.
Calendar: 26 pages Publisher: Amber Lotus Publishing; Wal edition (July 10, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1602370818 ISBN-13: 978-1602370814 Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces