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Author C. Swan, Daniel

Title Wedding Clothes and the Osage Community : a Giving Heritage
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource (293 pages)
Series Material Vernaculars Ser
Material Vernaculars Ser
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword / Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear, Osage Nation; Acknowledgments; A Note on Orthography and Osage Surnames; Introduction; 1 | Mízhin Wedding Ceremonies; 2 | The Material Culture of Osage Weddings; 3 | The Osage Ilonshka; 4 | The Modern Ilonshka and Transfer of the Drum; 5 | Enduring Values in Osage Society; Appendix: Gift Exchange and the Reproduction of Osage Society; Glossary; References Cited; Index
Summary Authors, Daniel C. Swan and Jim Cooley collaborate with members of the Osage Nation to discuss how gift exchange, motivated by the values of generosity and hospitality, serves as a critical component in the preservation and perpetuation of Osage society
Notes Print version record
Subject Wedding costume -- United States -- History
Osage Indians -- Social life and customs
Osage Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural & Social.
Osage Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Osage Indians -- Social life and customs.
Wedding costume.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Cooley, Jim
Standing Bear, Principal Chief Geoffrey
ISBN 0253043050