Indigenous Studies

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Native American Performance and Representation

Edited by S.E. Wilmer
The University of Arizona Press

A comprehensive study of Native performance from multiple perspectives, Native and non-Native, encompassing feminism and film theory, written by scholars and performers.

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Pima Indian Legends

The University of Arizona Press

Coyote, Eagle-man, quail, bear, and other charaters relate their adventures in two dozen delightful tales Anna Shaw heard her father tell when she was young. The author, a Pima herself, unfolds twenty-four charming Indian tales as passed down from generation to generation. Simple, and beautiful in design and content. A delight for ...

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Western Apache Witchcraft

The University of Arizona Press

An ethnographic contribution describing the beliefs and ideas associated with witchcraft as shared "knowledge" that the Apaches have about their universe. Uncovers the types of interpersonal relationships with which witchcraft accusations are regularly associated and posits explanations for these associations.

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A Yaqui Easter

The University of Arizona Press

The Yaqui Indian Easter Ceremony--from the initial events of Ash Wednesday through the final "Circle" on Easter Sunday--briefly described and interpreted by a long-time student of the tribe.

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Apachean Culture History and Ethnology

The University of Arizona Press

This volume grew out of a symposium held at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in November 1969 at New Orleans, Louisiana. The "Apachean Symposium" was designed to provide an opportunity for scholars engaged in research on southern Athapaskan cultures to report upon their findings, and wherever possible, to ...

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A Pima Past

The University of Arizona Press

"In simple, unaffected prose, Mrs. Shaw constructs a moving saga of Native Americans caught between their tribal past and a Europeanized present. . . . Some of the most interesting passages deal with the wrenching realities of Indian life on the reservation in the years around the turn of the century, when the Indian male as a warrior ...

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