Dakota half-breed Hannah Hops Along lives on the edge. She lives on theprairie's edge between the Badlands and the reservation. She lives at the edge ofcontemporary culture, fiercely protecting the ancient traditions of her tribe. Andleapfrogging the edge of the new century, she jumps head long into the distantfuture that most will not know for decades. Able to share mind space with the planet earth, Hannah finds herself exploringforeign territory. Though first tantalized by her adventure, she later loses herconnection to home and fights for her life. Garnering her inner resources,Hannah must regain wholeness of mind, body and spirit in order to embrace lifeon earth anew. ?To me, Ike West is a seer. She has a firm grasp of mysticism and presents amagical worldview in which things unfold naturally, and complex ideas becomevividly clear. With loving patience, Ike leads people wishing to move from a lifethat is unaware and somnolent to a truly sacred space.' ?From Susan Smit'sWijze vrouwen(Wise Women, NL, 2003), a work ofjournalistic renown that includes interviews with Ike West, Isabel Allende,Xaviera Hollander, Jane Goodall, Isabella Rosselini, Queen Noor of Jordanand others.West, Eileen is the author of 'Away from Hannah's Castle' with ISBN 9780595367900 and ISBN 0595367909.