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Women of the earth lodges : tribal life on the plains

Women of the earth lodges : tribal life on the plains

Author: Virginia Bergman Peters
Publisher: Norman, Okla. : University of Oklahoma Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Uses women's accounts, myths and creation stories, and anthropological and archaeological data to examine the influence and vitality of Plains Indian women. Virginia Peters demonstrates that village  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Bergman Peters
ISBN: 0806132434 9780806132433
OCLC Number: 42812901
Notes: Originally published: North Haven : Archon Books, 1995.
Description: xvi, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Mitutanka --
The land --
The people --
In a different voice: the people tell their story --
The deep trail: religion in village culture --
Climbing the ladder of success: structural organization of the village tribes --
An Indian girl grows up: childhood and youth in the village tribes --
A woman takes her place in a village plains tribe: adulthood and old age --
A man takes his place in a village plains tribe: fasting, prayer, and warfare --
The flight of the waterbirds: village women farmers --
Walking with the buffalo: village women and the hunt --
Village women and the plains trade network --
Village women and the world they lived in.
Responsibility: Virginia Bergman Peters.


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