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Weaving Ourselves into the Land

Weaving Ourselves into the Land
  • Author : Thomas Parkhill
  • Publsiher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 January 1997
  • ISBN : 9780791434536
  • Pages : 238 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Examines how both negative and positive stereotypes of the "Indian" have influenced the study of Native American religions.




Ute Land Religion in the American West, 1879–2009

Ute Land Religion in the American West, 1879–2009
  • Author : Brandi Denison
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release : 01 July 2017
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Ute Land Religion in the American West, 1879–2009 is a narrative of American religion and how it intersected with land in the American West. Prior to 1881, Utes lived on the largest reservation in North America—twelve million acres of western Colorado. Brandi Denison takes a broad look at the Ute land dispossession and resistance to disenfranchisement by tracing the shifting cultural meaning of dirt, a physical thing, into land, an abstract idea. This shift was made possible through the development and





Kindred by Choice

Kindred by Choice
  • Author : H. Glenn Penny
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release : 12 August 2013
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How do we explain the persistent preoccupation with American Indians in Germany and the staggering numbers of Germans one encounters as visitors to Indian country? As H. Glenn Penny demonstrates, that preoccupation is rooted in an affinity for American Indians that has permeated German cultures for two centuries. This affinity stems directly from German polycentrism, notions of tribalism, a devotion to resistance, a longing for freedom, and a melancholy sense of shared fate. Locating the origins of the fascination for