ROAD OF LIFE AND DEATH : A RITUAL DRAMA

By: PAUL RADIN

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In this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience. Performed by medicine men upon the initiation of a member to their cult, this secret rite recapitulated the mythic origins and heroes of the Winnebago while integrating those present with the ancestral forces.

Title: ROAD OF LIFE AND DEATH : A RITUAL DRAMA

Author Name: PAUL RADIN

Categories: HISTORY NATIVE-AMERICAN,

Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS:

ISBN Number: 0691019169

ISBN Number 13: 9780691019161

Binding: TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition: GOOD CONDITION

Seller ID: IM220578

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