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Author Rodriguez, Jeanette, 1954-

Title A clan mother's call : reconstructing Haudenosaunee cultural memory / Jeanette Rodriguez ; with Iakoiane Wakerakats:teh, Condoled Bear Clan Mother of the Kanien'keha:ka Nation
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 116 pages)
Series SUNY series in critical Haudenosaunee studies
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Call of the Earth Mother; The Call of the Earth Mother; 1 Setting the Context; 2 The Epoch of Sky Woman; The Creation Story; Sustaining Creation (The Three Sisters); 3 Clans and the Epoch of the League; Haudenosaunee Clans; How a Clan Mother Came to Be; 4 Crossover Ceremonies; Life Stages; Healing through Ceremony; The Crossover Ritual for Young Women; The Crossover Ritual for Young Men; 5 Indigenous Strategies in the Global Arena; Our Oldest Home; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Letter to Jeanette Rodriguez from Wakerahkats:teh, Bear Clan Matron
Appendix 2: Tasks and Responsibilities of a Clan Mother; Notes; Works Cited; About the Authors; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 13, 2017)
Subject Wakerakatste, Iakoiane.
Wakerakatste, Iakoiane.
Indian women -- North America -- History
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies.
Iroquois Indians -- Social life and customs.
Iroquois Indians.
Iroquois women -- Biography
Mohawk Indians -- Social life and customs
Mohawk women -- Biography
Sex role -- North America
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Indian women.
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies.
Iroquois Indians -- Social life and customs.
Iroquois Indians.
Iroquois women.
Mohawk Indians -- Social life and customs.
Mohawk women.
Sex role.
North America.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Wakerakatste, Iakoiane, contributor.
LC no. 2017017894
ISBN 1438466234
1438466242
1438466250
9781438466231
9781438466248
9781438466255