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Author Bahr, Donald M.

Title How mockingbirds are : O'odham ritual orations / Donald Bahr
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 171 pages) : illustrations
Series North American native peoples, past and present
North American native peoples, past and present.
Contents Introduction: The O'odham mockingbird texts, the background, and the argument -- The origin stories behind the wine drinks -- The ceremonies -- The speeches -- The mockingbird, big talker or rain doctor? -- Summary and conclusions -- Appendix 1: Two non-O'odham stories for comparison -- Appendix 2: Vanyiko's matches for all of the portions of Thin Leather's speech -- Appendix 3: Chart of the texts; orations and stories
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Indian mythology -- Arizona.
Indian mythology -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Pima Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies.
Pima Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian -- Arizona.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies.
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Arizona -- Social life and customs.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010031934
ISBN 1441697853 (electronic bk.)
9781441697851 (electronic bk.)