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Creek Indian Medicine Ways: The Enduring Power of Mvskoke Religion

Creek Indian Medicine Ways: The Enduring Power of Mvskoke Religion

  • by David Jr. Lewis, Ann T. Jordan
  • ISBN: 0826323677
  • ISBN-13: 9780826323675
Lewis reveals part of the sacred story of the origin of plants, and he identifies some of the plants he uses in his cures.

Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California

Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California

  • by William deBuys, Joan Myers (Photographer)
  • ISBN: 0826324282
  • ISBN-13: 9780826324283
Beginning with the Yuman-speaking tribes encountered by the Spanish in the sixteenth century, deBuys traces the exploration and development of the region through the Gold Rush of 1849, the government-sponsored surveys that followed, and the ...

Religion in New Spain

Religion in New Spain

  • by Susan Schroeder (Editor), Stafford Poole (Editor), Strafford Poole (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0826339786
  • ISBN-13: 9780826339782
In reading these essays, it is clear the Spanish conquest was not the end-all of indigenous culture, that the Virgin of Guadalupe was a myth-in-the-making by locals as well as foreigners, that nuns and priests had real lives, and that the ...

Creek Indian Medicine Ways: The Enduring Power of Mvskoke Religion

Creek Indian Medicine Ways: The Enduring Power of Mvskoke Religion

  • by David Jr. Lewis, Ann T. Jordan
  • ISBN: 0826323685
  • ISBN-13: 9780826323682
This book is a collaboration between anthropologist and medicine man that provides a rare glimpse of a living religious tradition and its origins.

Dancing on the Stones: Selected Essays

Dancing on the Stones: Selected Essays

  • by John Nichols
  • ISBN: 0826321836
  • ISBN-13: 9780826321831
TaoseƱo, fisherman, father, author, spokesman for all underdogs, Nichols has gathered writings that span more than thirty years and range from idyllic reflections on nature to unmerciful satires on impending Armageddon."--from the jacket ...

 

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