“...raises a compelling plea to step off the path of social and environmental contamination that we currently tread and embrace a natural respect for our Earth Mother.”–Pan-American Indian Association News
“Peterson has managed to merge scholarship and anecdote into an enjoyable product...a better understanding of Native spirituality and its ties to the earth would probably not hurt any of us.”–Calgary Herald
“...introduces us to belief systems we may never have encountered while helping us to see their relevance to our daily lives. This is a fascinating, often sobering book.”–West Coast Review of Books
“Peterson’s book is timely. He is a good historian who presents a wealth of interesting information and previously little-discussed prophecies.”–South Bend Tribune
“If you are concerned about the catastrophic potential of environmental neglect, you will find a valuable message....”–Grand Rapids Press
“...this is a book not to be ignored. It isn’t a light read, but a good read...and you can Ghost Dance to it.”–Sunday News-Globe [Amarillo, Texas]
DID THE ANCIENT MAYAN AND AZTEC CALENDARS PREDICT THE END OF THE WORLD IN OUR TIME? WILL SEATTLE'S MT. RAINIER SOON ERUPT AND "WIPE THE LAND CLEAR TO THE SEA"? HAS THE GREAT CYCLE OF EARTH CHANGES ALREADY BEGUN?
The startling, sometimes frightening, predictions of Native American prophets have proven remarkably accurate and relevant in the past. It was the Hopi, for example, who foresaw the Rising Sun of Japan and the swastika of Nazi Germany. For generations, these seers have warned us to respect the land from which we all spring or face dire consequences. Today, their warnings have renewed significance in light of the social and environmental changes now sweeping the planet.