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Prophets of the great spirit : Native American revitalization movements in eastern North America

Author: Alfred A Cave
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prophets of the Great Spirit offers an in-depth look at the work of a diverse group of Native American visionaries who forged new, syncretic religious movements that provided their peoples with the ideological means to resist white domination. By blending ideas borrowed from Christianity with traditional beliefs, they transformed "high" gods or a distant and aloof creator into a powerful, activist deity that came to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cave, Alfred A.
Prophets of the great spirit.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005024227
(OCoLC)61361583
Named Person: Tecumseh
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred A Cave
ISBN: 0803256337 9780803256330 1280466391 9781280466397
OCLC Number: 65195440
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
The Delaware prophets --
The Shawnee prophet --
Tenskwatawa, Tecumseh, and the pan-Indian movement --
The red sticks --
The Seneca prophet --
The Kickapoo prophet --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Alfred A. Cave.
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Offers a look at the work of a group of Native American visionaries who forged syncretic religious movements that provided their peoples with the ideological means to resist white domination. This  Read more...

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"At multiple points in Prophets, Cave demonstrates his historiographical acumen. . . . Cave's treatments, though, of Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh's efforts is perhaps the book's most informative Read more...

 
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