Living Resistance: An Indigenous Vision for Seeking Wholeness Every Day (Hardcover)
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"Readers will find abundant wisdom in this accessible guide."--Publishers Weekly
"Curtice is a fresh and intelligent voice."--Library Journal
"Shares an expansive, generous vision for how to find meaning and make a place for ourselves in an often exhausting and hostile world."--Booklist
In an era in which "resistance" has become tokenized, popular Indigenous author Kaitlin Curtice reclaims it as a basic human calling. Resistance is for every human who longs to see their neighbors' holistic flourishing. We each have a role to play in the world right where we are, and our everyday acts of resistance hold us all together.
Curtice shows that we can learn to practice embodied ways of belonging and connection to ourselves and one another through everyday practices, such as getting more in touch with our bodies, resting, and remembering our ancestors. She explores four "realms of resistance"--the personal, the communal, the ancestral, and the integral--and shows how these realms overlap and why all are needed for our liberation. Readers will be empowered to seek wholeness in whatever spheres of influence they inhabit.
About the Author
Kaitlin B. Curtice is an award-winning author, poet-storyteller, and public speaker. As an enrolled citizen of the Potawatomi Nation and an interspiritual advocate, she writes and speaks on the intersections of spirituality and identity, colonialism in faith communities, and the importance of interfaith relationships. Curtice is the author of Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God and has written online for Sojourners, Religion News Service, Apartment Therapy, On Being, SELF Magazine, Oprah Daily, and more. Her work has been featured on CBS and in USA Today, and she also writes at The Liminality Journal. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.