Native American Religions: An Introduction by Sam GillNative American Religions: An Introduction by Sam Gill

Native American Religions: An Introduction

bySam Gill

Paperback | September 8, 2004

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NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIONS: AN INTRODUCTION provides an overview of the latest research and thought in this area. Gill presents an academically and humanistically useful way of appreciating and understanding the complexity and diversity of Native American religions and establishes them as a significant field within religious studies. In addition, aspects of European-American history are examined in a search for sources of widespread misunderstandings about the character of Native American religions.
Sam Gill is professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado. His research interests include dance, movement and the body, play, and theoretical issues of comparative cultural studies. Many of his publications have focused on Native Americans and Australian Aborigines. His current cultural interests span the globe, but incl...
Title:Native American Religions: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.1 × 6.2 × 0.4 inPublished:September 8, 2004Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0534626009

ISBN - 13:9780534626006


Table of Contents

Prologue. 1. The Place to Begin. 2. Nonliteracy and Native American Religions. 3. Symbols in Action. 4. Roads of Life. 5. Ways of Life. 6. Tradition and Change in Native American Religions. 7. Concluding Remarks.