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Author Myerhoff, Barbara G.

Title Peyote hunt : the sacred journey of the Huichol Indians / Barbara G. Myerhoff
Published Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 1974


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Description 285 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Symbol, myth, and ritual series
Symbol, myth, and ritual series.
Contents Ramón and Lupe -- Ethnographic and historical background -- Huichol religion -- The peyote hunt as an event -- The deer-maize-peyote complex -- The purpose and meaning of the peyote hunt
Analysis Huichol Indians Religion
Peyotism Mexico
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 265-275
Subject Huichol Indians -- Religion and mythology
Huichol Indians -- Religion.
Indians of Mexico -- Sierra Madre Occidental
Peyotism -- Mexico.
Indians, North American.
LC no. 73016923
ISBN 0801408172
0801491371 (paperback)