Kent Nerburn

Ben’s Top Ten Books of 2009

This year I read twenty books that earned my coveted 5-star rating. Here, in no particular order, are the ten I feel were the best of those twenty. 1. In the Land of Invented Languages: Esperanto Rock Stars, Klingon Poets, Loglan Lovers, and The Mad Dreamers Who Tried to Build A…

Neither Wolf Nor Dog

Kent Nerburn?s Neither Wolf Nor Dog is the 1994 account of a journey he took from his Bemidji home to the Black Hills of western South Dakota. This journey started when an Indian elder named Dan summoned Nerburn, to write a book for him. This book was to contain Dan?s…

The Wisdom of the Native Americans

Kent Nerburn?s The Wisdom of the Native Americans is intended to give the reader a glimpse at indigenous thought and belief around the time when white people were settling and taking land. The book?s first part consists of quotations from various Native Americans (Chief Joseph, Chief Luther Standing Bear, and…