Lakota Belief and Ritual by James R. Walker
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Lakota Belief and Ritual
By James R. Walker

Lakota Belief and Ritual

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Lakota Belief and Ritual by James R. Walker

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Provides raw narratives without any pretension of synthesis or analysis

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803297319
ISBN-10: 0803297319
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Pages: 369
Imprint: University of Nebraska Press
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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Lakota Myth by James R. Walker Lakota Myth, Paperback (April 2006)

James R Walker was a physician to the Pine Ridge Sioux from 1896 to 1914. This volume of material from the Walker collection presents his work on Lakota myth and legend. It is useful for students of comparative literature, religion, and mythology, as well as those interested in Lakota culture.

Lakota Society by James R. Walker Lakota Society, Paperback (June 1982)

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Author Biography - James R. Walker

Raymond J. DeMallie, director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute and a professor of anthropology at Indiana University, is the editor of James R. Walker's Lakota Society and of The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt, both available as Bison Books. Elaine A. Jahner, a professor of English at Dartmouth College, has edited Walker's Lakota Myth, also available in a Bison Books edition.

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