Following is an excerpt from ‘Surcadia’. It is a fictitious letter written to the hero in the novel but everything in it is true and as it happened to me and was told to me. It explains how I first was drawn into the Native path and how I came to know my first ‘Star Maiden’ story.
The novel takes place in the present in a world imagined as if a certain young black senator had been assassinated and never became president. Instead the forces on the extreme right take over and