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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
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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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