Tag Archives: Native American

Megaflood — The Good Reviews Keep Coming In

It’s great to see reviews of Megaflood written by people who really liked my story and took the time to say so. An example: “Perfect mixture of cataclysmic history, DNA science mystery, and Native storytelling at its finest! Author Thomas … Continue reading

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You Go, Cavegirl!

As my new novel, Megaflood, climbs sales charts at Amazon and other major booksellers, I’d like to take time to thank the person most responsible for the book’s meteoric success: its heroine, Denawe. She’s the young woman, not yet sixteen … Continue reading

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MEGAFLOOD – First Look at the Cover

I got my first physical copy of Megaflood today. There’s nothing like the thrill of holding the product of so much hard work in hand. The cover is a thing of beauty and, like the story itself, required much background … Continue reading

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EARTHQUAKE!

The Great Seattle Earthquake has come–to my doorstep, delivered by overnight express. And it’s a fine and handsome book. Continue reading

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Rainier Erupted a week ago

So far, this book launch is going pretty well. With your help, it can do even better. Continue reading

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Washington’s Ice Age Floods

It all gets me to thinking. Can’t I come up with a story that weaves these colossal events into a plot filled with mystery and intrigue? Stay tuned. Continue reading

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Tribal Whaling in The Neah Virus

Caution. You may find yourself turning pages of the Neah Virus at a feverish pace. Almost as if you had The Neah Virus fever. You might even find yourself praying to the whales for help. Continue reading

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Symbolism of The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe isn’t the only one to use the dark symbolism of the Raven in his writings. This inky harbinger of death and evil has been a perennial favorite of storytellers for centuries, if not millennia. So, can you … Continue reading

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Salmon Homecoming, Seattle

If you have never experienced the pageantry, pomp, and celebration of a Native American pow wow, maybe you should join me today on Seattle’s waterfront. It’s always quite a show. Continue reading

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Northwest Native Canoe Culture

Every year, dozens of tribes around the Northwest launch canoes carrying canoe families participating in an annual Canoe Journey, all converging on one or another of the region’s coastal villages for a festive gathering of song, dance, feasting, and camping. Continue reading

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