Around the Sacred Fire: Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era / Edition 1

Around the Sacred Fire: Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era / Edition 1

by James Treat
     
 

A cultural history of intertribal activism centered on the Indian Ecumenical Conference, an influential movement among native people in Canada and the U.S. during the Red Power era.

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Overview

A cultural history of intertribal activism centered on the Indian Ecumenical Conference, an influential movement among native people in Canada and the U.S. during the Red Power era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403961037
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/18/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: “All This Religious Squabbling”

Contexts * “Spiritual Revival for Indians”

• “Their Fragmented Sacred World”

• “The Churches Must Listen”

• “About Saving the World”

Conversations

• “Modern Indian Religious Life”

Consequences

• “These Hills and Mountains”

• “Dissatisfaction Evidenced by Some”

• “This Sacred Event Interrupted”

• “To Implement Meaningful Change”

• Epilogue: “Teachings from This Fire”

• 16 page black and white photo insert

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