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Giving Voice to Bear
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: David Rockwell
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-21 - Publisher: Roberts Rinehart

In this new edition of a classic, David Rockwell describes the captivating and awe-inspiring presence of the bear in Native American rituals. The bear played a central role in shamanic rights, initiation, healing and hunting ceremonies, and new year celebrations. Considered together, these traditions are another way of looking at
Giving Voice to Bear
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: David L. Rockwell
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

This highly readable anthropological study includes Indian folktales and rare photographs and illustrations.
American Icons
Language: en
Pages: 937
Authors: Dennis Hall, Susan G. Hall
Categories: Americana
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Books about American Icons
Giving Voice to Bear
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: David Rockwell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

North American Indian rituals, myths, and images of the bear.--Title page.
The Dream Seekers
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Lee Irwin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-09-01 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

In The Dream Seekers, Lee Irwin demonstrates the central importance of visionary dreams as sources of empowerment and innovation in Plains Indian religion. Irwin draws on 350 visionary dreams from published and unpublished sources that span 150 years to describe the shared features of cosmology for twenty-three groups of Plains