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Peyote hunt : the sacred journey of the Huichol Indians

Author: Barbara G Myerhoff
Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 1976, ©1974.
Series: Symbol, myth, and ritual series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ramon Medina Silva, a Huichol Indian shaman priest or mara'akame, instructed me in many of his culture's myths, rituals, and symbols, particularly those pertaining to the sacred untiy of deer,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara G Myerhoff
ISBN: 0801491371 9780801491375
OCLC Number: 12404368
Notes: "A Cornell paperback.
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Ramon and Lupe2. Ethnographic and Historical Background3. Huichol Religion4. The Peyote Hunt as an Event5. The Deer-Maize-Peyote Complex6. The Purpose and Meaning of the Peyote HuntBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Symbol, myth, and ritual series.
Responsibility: Barbara G. Myerhoff.

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