Pierre, SD (PRWEB) January 22, 2014
A traditional Native American proverb reads, “Treat the earth well – it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.”
Author Elva Thompson is no stranger to a mantra of an earth-loving and organic lifestyle. She was immediately enveloped by the Lakota culture after her marriage to a Sicangu Lakota Native American ceremonial singer and medicine man from the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Over the years, she spent a lot of time meeting and talking with many old Lakota shaman, absorbing their religion, thought and philosophy.
“I am a lover of life and when I see the wanton destruction of the natural world it hurts my heart. I wanted to write a vision of hope for all those who share my feelings,” Thompson said.
Having a strong yearning to participate in nature, animal rights and green initiative projects, Thompson joined The Hunt Saboteurs Association, a direct action anti-blood sports group that disrupted fox, stag and hare hound meets in 1978. Later as she became more involved, she acted as the press and legal officer for the group. Following her marriage and subsequent move to the Rosebud Reservation, she and her husband opened their own trading post.
In her desire to preserve the earth and its people, Thompson shares her new book, “HeartStar,” as an honest attempt to combat the materialism and greed poisoning the planet. A dynamic, esoteric adventure, “HeartStar” also challenges the reader’s perception of reality.
“HeartStar: The Key Made of Air“
By: Elva Thompson
Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and iUniverse online bookstores.
About the Authors
Originally from England, Elva Thompson has lived in rural South Dakota for the past 26 years. Her interests are ancient phonetic languages, sacred geometry, sonic sound and their application in the healing arts.