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Living the sky : the cosmos of the American Indian

Author: Ray A Williamson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williamson, Ray A., 1938-
Living the sky.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984
(OCoLC)624578280
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray A Williamson
ISBN: 0395354145 9780395354148
OCLC Number: 10558156
Description: xi, 366 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Myth, buildings, and myth building --
The Native American --
Celestial motions and the roots of the calendar --
Southwestern children of the sun --
Pueblo sun watching --Ancient Pueblo sun buildings --
Navajo: in beauty may they live --
Omens of the sky: bright star and crescent --
Medicine wheels and the Plains Indians --
The Pawnee: great morning star --
Eastern sun worship --
California Indians: maintaining the cosmic balance --
Living the sky.
Responsibility: Ray A. Williamson ; line illustrations by Snowden Hodges.

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