Indian Games And Dances With Native Songs

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of ...
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Overview

This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of interest for everyone!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781162962542
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface V
Introduction 1
Song and Dance Among the Indians 4
Part I Dances and Songs
The Life of the Corn (a Drama in Five Dances 9
Introduction 9
Dance I. The Corn Speaks 11
Dance II. Planting the Corn 15
Dance III. The Corn Springs Up 23
Dance IV. The Fields are Ready 30
Dance V. Honor to Mother Corn 35
Calling the Flowers 40
Appeal for Clear Sky 48
The He-de Wa-chi (An Omaha Festival of Joy) 54
Part II Games
Introduction 63
Hazard Games
Introductory Note 67
Pa-tol Stick 68
Plum Stone 71
Guessing Games
Introductory Note 73
Pu-in 74
Ata-a-kut 76
Hand Game 80
Hiding the Disks 84
I-ou'-tin 88
Ball Games
Introduction 98
Ball and Racket 98
Ta-be 102
Double-ball 105
Hoop and Javelin 108
Follow My Leader 114
Part III Indian Names
Introduction 117
Presenting the Child to the Cosmos 120
Giving the Child a Name 123
Bestowing a New Name 126
Taking an Indian Name in Camp 132
Indian Names for Boys 135
Indian Names for Girls 137
Indian Names for Camps 139
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