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Savage Grace
“My feeling for wilderness or wildness was both a revolt from something and an impulse towards. Towards unfetteredness, towards the sheer and vivid world.” With these words, intrepid nature-lover Jay Griffiths introduces Savage Grace, her lucid cri de coeur about untamed landscapes and indigenous culture. Her writing touches on five peoples represented by natural elements: The Aguaruna of the Amazon (Earth), the Inuit of Nunavut (Ice), the Bajo of Indonesia (Water), the Aborigines of the Australian desert (Fire) and the Dani of West Papua (Air).