The Elements of Native American Traditions

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This introduction to Native American traditions, from the Eskimo and the continental tribes of America to the Aztecs and Mayas of Mexico and Incas of South America, includes discussions of Native American views of nature, spirits and ancestors, ceremonies and rituals, medicine and sacred sites and symbols, plus many of the teachings and prophecies of well-known visionaries such as Black Elk. Illustrations.

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This introduction to Native American traditions, from the Eskimo and the continental tribes of America to the Aztecs and Mayas of Mexico and Incas of South America, includes discussions of Native American views of nature, spirits and ancestors, ceremonies and rituals, medicine and sacred sites and symbols, plus many of the teachings and prophecies of well-known visionaries such as Black Elk. Illustrations.

This introduction to Native American traditions, from the Eskimo and the continental tribes of America to the Aztecs and Mayas of Mexico and Incas of South America, includes discussions of Native American views of nature, spirits and ancestors, ceremonies and rituals, medicine and sacred sites and symbols, plus many of the teachings and prophecies of well-known visionaries such as Black Elk. Illustrations.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781852303839
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/1993
  • Series: Elements of Series
  • Pages: 122
  • Product dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 7.77 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 6
2 Traditions of the North and South 10
3 The Warrior 27
4 Hierophanic Nature 33
5 Spirits and Ancestors 38
6 Ceremonies and Rituals 43
7 Shamanism and Medicine 49
8 Totems 56
9 Sacred Sites in the Americas 61
10 The Visionary World 68
11 Sacred Art and Mythology 73
12 Circle and Cross 80
Conclusion 86
Bibliography 90
Glossary 92
Further Reading 93
Acknowledgements 94
Index 95
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