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Author Kracht, Benjamin R., 1955- author

Title Kiowa belief and ritual / Benjamin R. Kracht
Published Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, Bloomington, in cooperation with the American Indian Studies Research Institute, Indiana University, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in the anthropology of North American Indians series
Studies in the anthropology of North American Indians.
Contents Introduction: Ethnographic studies of Plains Indian religions -- Kiowa history: 1832-1868 -- Kiowa beliefs and concepts of the universe -- Acquiring, maintaining, and manifesting power -- Bundles, shields, and societies -- The Kiowa Sun Dance -- Conclusion: the collapse of the horse and buffalo culture and the Sun Dance -- Appendix: Kiowa Sun Dance chronology, 1833-1890
Summary "Brings together materials gleaned from the Laboratory of Anthropology (Santa Fe) fieldnotes, augmented by Alice Marriott's fieldnotes, to significantly enhance the existing literature concerning Plains Indians religions."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Indiana University, Bloomington. American Indian Studies Research Institute, issuing body
Kiowa Indians -- Religion.
Kiowa Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016040279
ISBN 1496200535
1496201469 (pdf)
9781496201461 (pdf)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)