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Religion in native North America / edited by Christopher Vecsey.

By: Vecsey, Christopher
Language: English Publisher: Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho Press, 1990.Description: xiii, 201p. : ill., 5 plates ; 23cm.ISBN: 0893011355
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: I, Traditions. Through the earth darkly: the female spirit in native American religions / J. Paper; Receiving the mark of honor: an Omaha ritual of renewal / R. Ridington; Mistress, mother, visionary spirit: the Lakota culture heroine / Marla N. Powers; metaphysical idealism in Inuit shamanism / D. Merkur; II, Transitions. Individualism and integration in Navajo religion / G.H. Cooper; "The rainbow will carry me": the language of Seneca Christianity as reflected in hymns / T. McElwain; Shamanic images in Peyote visions / P.B. Steinmetz; III, Musers and abusers. Reflections on the study of Hopi mythology / A.W. Geertz; When black elk speaks, everybody listens / W.K. Powers; American Indian spirituality as a countercultural movement / A. Porterfield; A decade of progress / Åke Hultkrantz.