Pueblo Indian Religion, Volume 2 (Paperback)Elsie Clews Parsons (author)
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The author gives an integrated picture of the complex religious and social life in the pueblos, including Zuni, Acoma, Laguna, Taos, Isleta, Sandia, Jemez, cochiti, Santa Clara, San Felipe, Santa Domingo, San Juan, and the Hopi villages.
Volume 2 presents an extensive body of solstice, installation, initiation, war, weather, curing, kachina, and planting and harvesting ceremonies as well as games, animal dances, and offerings to the dead. A review of Pueblo ceremonies from town to town considers variations and borrowings. Today, a half century after its original publication, Pueblo Indian Religion remains central to studies of Pueblo religious life.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Number of pages: 760
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 39 mm
"A cornerstone and monumental contribution to American ethnology."-American Anthropologist * American Anthropologist *
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