What Land Is Sacred to You?

Do you consider the land where you and your community live to be sacred ground? Have you travelled to find sacred lands: the lands where your ancestors once lived, pilgrimage routes, or sacred monuments around the world? How do you know land is sacred? How does it affect you?

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Standing on Sacred Ground

This film clip is from the "Pilgrims and Tourists" episode of the four-part series Standing on Sacred Ground, which is part of the Sacred Land Film Project from Toby McCleod and the Earth Island…

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Voices from Bears Ears: the Images of Photographer Stephen E. Strom

On December 4, 2017, President Trump declared a drastic reduction of Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments. This is the largest elimination of protected land in American…

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Healing Wounded Warriors on Sacred Ground

This short film tells the story of The Green Road project; the result of a years-long effort to create a therapeutic nature space on the grounds of the National Military…

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Recommended Reading: Sacred Ground

Voices From Bear Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land by Rebecca M. Robinson, Photography by Stephen Strom

Pagan’s Progress: A Ge-Ography Primer by Michael Dames

Atlas of a Lost World by Craig Childs

The Little Island by Margaret Wise Brown (Children’s book)

The Outrun: A Memoir by Amy Liptrot

Point Reyes Books has an online store, where you can order books to hold for pick up in the store or have them shipped directly to you.

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