Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century / Edition 1

by Gregory Ellis Smoak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520246586

ISBN-13: 9780520246584

Pub. Date: 02/15/2006

Publisher: University of California Press


About the Author:
Gregory E. Smoak is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Colorado State University  See more details below

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About the Author:
Gregory E. Smoak is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Colorado State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520246584
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
02/15/2006
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction: Endings and Beginnings     1
Identity and Prophecy in the Newe World
Snakes and Diggers: The Origins of Newe Ethnic Identities     15
Shamans, Prophets, and Missionaries: Newe Religion in the Nineteenth Century     48
Identity, Prophecy, and Reservation Life
Treaty Making and Consolidation: The Politics of Ethnogenesis     85
Two Trails: Resistance, Accommodation, and the 1870 Ghost Dance     113
Culture Wars, Indianness, and the 1890 Ghost Dance     152
Conclusion: Prophecy and American Identities     191
Notes     207
Selected Bibliography     251
Index     271

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