Brad Olsen: Sacred Places in North America
The book: History comes alive in Sacred Places North America — the most complete volume of spiritual destinations in print. Author and illustrator Brad Olsen uncovers the multitude of sacred sites in Canada and the United States, including the Hawaiian Islands. Updated with the latest academic theories and substantiated with the historical perspective of cultural diffusion, this is a must-read for every North American explorer.
Learn the meaning behind prehistoric New England stone chambers, earthen mound complexes in the Midwest and South, Early Christian societies, Canadian medicine wheels and the weathered pueblos of the American Southwest. This comprehensive guide to the continent’s most dynamic sites — including many lesser-known locales — takes the reader on an illuminating pilgrimage from coast to coast. Discover the New Age mecca of Sedona’s vortices, California’s Mission Trail of the first Spaniards, or visit the consecrated grounds of various Native American tribes.