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Manitonquat (Medicine Story)
Born Francis Story Talbot
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Nationality American
Occupation Writer and speaker

Manitonquat (English translation Medicine Story ) (born Francis Story Talbot July 17, 1929), is a storyteller and New Age author. A co-founder of the Rainbow Gatherings, he has been known as an elder of the Rainbow Family.

Since the 1970s, he has toured the United States and Europe teaching and lecturing.[1]

The Circle Way

His 1997 publication The Circle Way set out a non-adversarial model for community relations, based on what he describes as "Native American principles of egalitarian, inclusive decision-making".[no citations needed here] He has worked in the prisons with violent offenders.[no citations needed here]

Books published

  • Have You Lost Your Tribe? Story Stone Publishing, (2011)
  • The Original instructions: Reflections of an Elder on the Teachings of the Elders, Adapting Ancient Wisdom to the Twenty-First Century, AuthorHouse (June 29, 2009)
  • The Circle Way, Story Stone Publishing (1997)
  • Ending Violent Crime: A vision of a society free of violence (a community building program tested and proven successful under the most adverse conditions), a report of a successful prison program, Story Stone Publishing (1996)
  • Children of the Morning Light, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing (April 30, 1994), ISBN 978-0027659054
  • Return to Creation, Bear Tribe Publishing, Spokane, Washington, 1st edition (July 1991), ISBN 978-0943404202

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