Oglala Religion / Edition 1

Oglala Religion / Edition 1

by William K. Powers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803287062

ISBN-13: 9780803287068

Pub. Date: 11/28/1982

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press


This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of

Overview


This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of cultural expression, and the processes by which they are replicated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803287068
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
11/28/1982
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
5.29(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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