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The sun dance religion : power for the powerless / Joseph G. Jorgensen.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1972] .
ISBN 9780226410852, 0226410854

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Subjects Mythologie indienne -- États-Unis.
Shoshone (volk)
Shoshoni Indians -- Religion.
Sun dance.
Ute (Indiens) -- Légendes.
Ute (volk)
Ute Indians -- Religion.
Description x, 360 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-348).
Summary A political and economic analysis of how and why the Sun dance came into being as a response to Indian deprivation by the whites.
Contents Part 1. History of the Utes and the Shoshones to about 1910: resistance, conquest, and despair. The sun dance in historical perspective ; Conquest of the Utes and the Shoshones -- Part 2: The context in which the sun dance has persisted. The neocolonial reservation context ; Deprivation at Northern Ute -- Part 3: Religious acts, observances, and beliefs. The modern sun dance ritual ; Ideology and the religious experience -- Part 4: The religion and the context: Redemption. Toward an explanation of the sun dance ritual ; The dancers ; Participation of nondancers in the ritual ; The interreservation sun dance community -- Appendix: Sun dance variables and ratings.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)576122
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jorgensen, Joseph G., 1934-2008.
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