Native Religions and Cultures of North America: Anthropology of the Sacred

Native Religions and Cultures of North America: Anthropology of the Sacred

by Lawrence Sullivan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826410847

ISBN-13: 9780826410849

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group

This volume contains insightful essays on significant spiritual moments in eight different Native American cultures: Absaroke/Crow, Creek/Muskogee, Lakota, Mescalero Apache Navajo, Tlingit, Yup'ik, and Yurok.  See more details below

Overview

This volume contains insightful essays on significant spiritual moments in eight different Native American cultures: Absaroke/Crow, Creek/Muskogee, Lakota, Mescalero Apache Navajo, Tlingit, Yup'ik, and Yurok.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826410849
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Anthropology of the Sacred Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Renewal as Discourse and Discourse as Renewal in Native Northwestern California33
2Traditional Ways and Contemporary Vitality: Absaroke/Crow53
3Rebalancing the World in the Contradictions of History: Creek/Muskogee85
4Wiping the Tears: Lakota Religion in the Twenty-first Century104
5The Continuous Renewal of Sacred Relations: Navajo Religion121
6In the Space between Earth and Sky: Contemporary Mescalero Apache Ceremonialism142
7Synchretism, Revival, and Reinvention: Tlingit Religion, Pre- and Postcontact160
8Eye of the Dance: Spiritual Life of the Central Yup'ik Eskimos181
9Images of the Sacred in Native North American Literature208
Contributors239
Index241

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