Heyoka Merrifield

Lying Down Mountain

This story meets White Buffalo Woman as she journeys through the land of the Lying Down Mountain, the land of the Hopi Nation. Heyoka Merrifield was born into a culture that, for him, had no functioning mythology. He has since wandered the earth and searched throughout history to find myths to guide his life. Sitting in ceremony with tribal peoples in North America, Africa, Europe, Asia and South America, Heyoka opened himself to the stories that felt good in his heart. The stories of the Hopi people resonated deeply within, so he wrote Lying Down Mountain from his own imaginings of how life might have been thousands of years ago. The Hopi, whose name means 'peaceful,' still live in the oldest inhabited village in our country. Their mythology is of great importance and holds wisdom that will help readers' families for generations to come.

Published: July 10, 2007
ISBN: 978-1-58270-153-0
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 7/16