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The religions of the American Indians

by AМЉke Hultkrantz

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementÅke Hultkrantz ; translated by Monica Setterwall.
    SeriesHermeneutics, studies in the history of religions ;, 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE59.R38 H813
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 335 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5440984M
    ISBN 100520026535
    LC Control Number73090661

    The 'information' out there about American Indian religions ranges from inaccurate school projects by seven-year-olds, to deeply biased generalizations about the 'heathens' written years ago, to hucksters pretending to be Native American shamans to scam money off of people, to useful and interesting information about actual American Indian. Source: The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 53, No. 3, Indians and Others in Early America (Jul., ), pp. Published by: Omohundro .

      Native American religions often honor a vast array of deities. Some of these are creator gods, others are tricksters, deities of the hunt, and gods and goddesses of term “Great Spirit” is applied often in Native American spirituality, to refer to the concept of an all-encompassing power. V. Jenness, The Indians of Parry Island, Their Social and Religious Life. VI. Selections from Benton-Banai, The Mishomis Book. Report readings [R:] (see course outline - on one-day reserve) Reserve list (all books listed above and under "R" below, plus the following recommended for reference): Hultkrantz, The Religions of The American Indians.

    The holy book of Christianity is the Holy Bible. This sacred text is divided into two main sections, the Old Testament and the New Testament which are then further divided into various books. Native American religions consist of a set of basic attitudes that relate people to their natural surroundings. Ceremonies that include stories, songs, chants, magic formulas, and prayers are intended to help the faithful focus on the essential, yet often ignored, things in life, such as the forces of nature, natural resources, and birth and death.2/5(2).


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Smith has, sincebeen a ssociate curator for the National Museum of the American Indian, and a fellow curator, Lowery Stokes Sims of the Museum of Arts and Design, writes of the book. Get this from a library. The religions of the American Indians. [Åke Hultkrantz; Monica Setterwall] -- This study of the religions of American Indians covers tribal religions and religions of the American high culture.

InClark Wissler, in his book North American Indians Of The Plains, briefly described some of the religious concepts of the Plains tribes. (Excerpt is edited and not verbatim.) “To most of us, the mention of religion brings to mind notions of God, a supreme over ruler, and decidedly personal being.

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Native American religion tends to focus around nature. The landscape, animals, plants, and other environmental elements play a major role in the religion of Native Americans. Many of the legends passed down were an attempt to explain events that occurred in nature.

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Waves of English and American settlers encroached on Indian lands, epidemic diseases winnowed indigenous populations, and the pangs of dependency—including the increase of the rum trade—gnawed at communities. Religion provided succor for many.

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South and Meso-American Native Spirituality: An overview of Indian religions in countries other than the US and Canada. I have never read any good books on native American religions that address all Native American cultures together.

The there were hundreds of separate and very different American cultures and languages. They lived very different ways in very diffe. The beliefs of the indigenous people appear to be far superior to those of the doom and gloom religions of the European settlers. The “Happy Hunting Grounds” cliché that has become a part of the vernacular would suggest that the .one of the most complex native religions.

Kachina. grinding stone: Kachina dolls. pottery. Northwest Coastal Indians such as the Tlingit (10,), Chicook (22,), and Makah: Pacific Northwest Coast: plank houses: wore little clothing - woven capes and skirts cone-shaped hats made from cedar: fishermen.

hunters. gatherers. potlatch (parties.