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Zuñi : selected writings of Frank Hamilton Cushing

Author: Frank Hamilton Cushing; Jesse Green
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Social theory, personal experiences on becoming an Indian, the origins of pueblo pottery, shamanism, and the zuni cultural and sociological structure are among the topics examined by the late-nineteenth-century anthropologist and pioneer in the study of Southwest American ethnology.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900.
Zuñi.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)561619553
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Hamilton Cushing; Jesse Green
ISBN: 0803221002 9780803221000
OCLC Number: 4135872
Description: xiv, 440 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Becoming an Indian --
Introduction --
Going to Zuni --
My adventures in Zuni --
Letters from Zuni --
A scalp and initiation --
Tried for sorcery --
Observations and participants --
Introduction --
A lesson in history --
Zuni and the missionaries: keeping the old ways --
Outline of Zuni mytho-sociologic organization --
Zuni fetiches --
Remarks on shamanism --
Form --
Form and the dance-drama --
A case of primitive surgery --
Origins of Pueblo pottery --
From "Zuni breadstuff" --
Translations --
Intoduction --
Creation and the origin of corn --
From Zuni Folk Tales --
Zuni comes east --
Introduction --
Notes on Zuni made during a visit of Palowahtiwa, Waihusiwa, and Heluta at Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, 1886.
Responsibility: edited, with an introd. by Jesse Green ; foreword by Fred Eggan.
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Social theory, personal experiences on becoming an Indian, the origins of pueblo pottery, shamanism, and the zuni cultural and sociological structure are among the topics examined by the late-nineteenth-century anthropologist and pioneer in the study of Southwest American ethnology.

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