Red Man's Religion : Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico

Intro -- Contents -- 1. Indians and the Supernatural -- 2. Religion: Its Geography and History -- 3. Impersonal Power -- 4. World Origins -- 5. The Spirits -- 6. Woman Power -- 7. Attitude toward the Dead: Fear and Avoidance -- 8. Attitude toward the Dead: Adoption of a Substitute or "Delayed B...

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Main Author: Underhill, Ruth Murray 1883-1984
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 2018
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Parallel Edition:Print version: Underhill, Ruth Murray: Red Man's Religion : Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico. - Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press,c2018. - 9780226841670
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Summary:Intro -- Contents -- 1. Indians and the Supernatural -- 2. Religion: Its Geography and History -- 3. Impersonal Power -- 4. World Origins -- 5. The Spirits -- 6. Woman Power -- 7. Attitude toward the Dead: Fear and Avoidance -- 8. Attitude toward the Dead: Adoption of a Substitute or "Delayed Burial -- 9. Medicine Man, Shaman, and Priest -- 10. The Vision -- 11. Indian Ceremonialism -- 12. Hunting and Gathering Rituals -- 13. War Ceremonies -- 14. For the General Welfare: The Sun Dance -- 15. Planting Begins -- 16. Planting Ceremonies: The Southern Woodland -- 17. Planting Ceremonies: The Iroquois -- 18. Planting Ceremonies: Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi -- 19. Planting Ceremonies: The Prairie -- 20. Planting Ceremonies: The Pueblos -- 21. "Stranger" into Navaho -- 22. The Western Southwest -- 23. Modern Religions -- Bibliography -- Index
ISBN:022621768X