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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

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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 Tohono O'odham Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies
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)
Indian mythology -- Arizona
Indian mythology -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Indian mythology
Manners and customs
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Arizona -- Social life and customs
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs
Arizona
Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441697851
1441697853