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Pawnee ghost dance hand game

Lesser, Alexander.

Pawnee ghost dance hand game

ghost dance revival and ethnic identity

by Lesser, Alexander.

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pawnee Indians.,
  • Ghost dance.,
  • Indian dance -- North America.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlexander Lesser.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14543000M

    in this journalAuthor: Margaret Mead. Indian hand game. As used in the Ghost Dance, however, the hand game was no longer a gambling game, but a divination to indicate divine favor. Gambling, which in the old days was a dominant passion of the Pawnee and the invariable purpose of the hand game, was completely separated from the game. At present, old Pawnee ceremonies exist only in.

      A Description: Pawnee Ghost Dance performed by Effie Blaine and explained and roughly translated by Garland Blaine. Garland explains the . Pawnee hero stories and folk-tales, with notes on the origin, customs and character of the Pawnee people, (New York, Charles Scribner's sons, ), by George Bird Grinnell (page images at HathiTrust) Travels in North America during the years , & Including a summer of residence with the Pawnee tribe of Indians, in the remote.

      Welcome to Pawnee: More Exciting than New York, More Glamorous than Hollywood, Roughly the Same Size as Bismarck, North Dakota. In Pawnee, Leslie Knope (as played by Amy Poehler on NBC's hit show "Parks and Recreation") takes readers on a hilarious tour through her hometown, the Midwestern haven known as Pawnee, book chronicles the city's colorful citizens and/5. The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: Ghost Dance Revival and Ethnic Identity. Nan McNutt, Roger Fernandes (Illustrator), Susan Point (Illustrator) The Spindle Whorl: An Activity Book Ages (Northwest Coast Indian Discovery Series) Philippa Wingate, Struan Reid, David Cuzik (Illustrator), Designed by Vicki Groombridge.


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