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"The set is a great addition to reference works on Native Americans. It is recommended for any library with a Native American collection. It is a unique set since many of the authors of the entries are Native Americans."
"This ambitious study of Native American religion, put together by scholars Crawford … and Kelley … boasts upward of 100 contributors, more than half of whom are Native Americans, and covers such general subjects as oral traditions, spiritual and ceremonial practitioners, dance, healing, and art. … High school and public libraries encountering the vast canvas of Native American spiritual life should consider purchasing it."
"American Indian Religious Traditions: An Encyclopedia is highly recommended for academic and large public library collections."
"This three-volume encyclopedia is designed to define the academic study of American Indian religious traditions and to provide a reference that is sensitive to the political and ethical concerns of Native communities."
Reference & Research Book News
"American Indian Religious Traditions represents the great range of Indian spiritual traditions found in the United States and is a good start for readers and students interested in learning more about our indigenous cultures."
American Reference Books Annual
"Recommended. All levels."