The Sacred Paw

Merritt, J.; Catalano, S.
January 1992
Field & Stream;Jan1992, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p44
Argues for the existence of a special relationship between the bear and Homo sapiens since the Neanderthal period. Highlights the distinct differences and similarities found among hunting cultures around the world, in terms of social and religious beliefs and practices regarding the bear. Primary source book, `The Sacred Paw,' by Paul Shepard and Barry Sanders.


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