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Oglala Religion

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904819M
    ISBN 10080320910X
    ISBN 109780803209107


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Oglala Religion by William K. Powers Download PDF EPUB FB2

"A fascinating study of Oglala religion This is an important book and will be invaluable for anyone interested in the Sioux world view."--"American Studies" "A model for future studies, a window on an important tribe and style."--"Christian Century"/5(7).

Read this book on Questia. This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.

government to eliminate tribal societies. Oglala Religion book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the O /5. This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S.

government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of cultural expression, and the.

Oglala Religion - Kindle edition by Powers, William K. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5(7). Get this from a library. Oglala religion. [William K Powers] -- This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S.

government to eliminate tribal. A book of the names and address of people living in a city. What is the religion of the oglala. Wiki User The Oglala were native of the Teton (Lakota) tribes of the Sioux. "A fascinating study of Oglala religion This is an important book and will be invaluable for anyone interested in the Sioux world view."— American StudiesAuthor: William K.

Powers. "A model for future studies, a window on an important tribe and style."--Christian Century--Christian Century "A fascinating study of Oglala religion This is an important book and will be Read more. Marla N. Powers, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Marla N.

Powers is a former tenured professor of Anthropology at Seton Hall University. She has spent Oglala Religion book forty years among the Lakota and her highly acclaimed book, Oglala Women: Myth, Ritual and Reality was one of the first accounts of Lakota women from their own perspective.

She has published numerous articles both here and abroad. LAKOTA RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS LAKOTA RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS. Lakota, meaning "friends or allies," are Plains Indian peoples. They represent the largest of three divisions within the political body known as the Titonwan, along with the Dakota and Nakota.

The Lakota are also known as the Western Sioux, although the latter is a pejorative name meaning "snakes in the grass," applied to them by. A Study in Religious Identity [Revised Edition]. Steinmetz, Paul B. Written from the perspective of a Jesuit priest who was both a missionary to the Oglala Lakota for 20 years and a scholar of the anthropology of religion, this book offers a model for understanding Oglala religious by: Oglala Religion by William K.

Powers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(20). William K. Powers was adopted in boyhood by a Sioux chief and has spent thirty-five summers on the Pine Ridge, South Dakota, reservation.

In an essay, he traces the origins of Yuwipi to Crazy Horse's spiritual mentor, the medicine man Horn Chips. Powers is the author of Oglala Religion (), also published by the University of Nebraska Press.

Read "Oglala Religion" by William K. Powers available from Rakuten Kobo. This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural i Brand: UNP-Nebraska. This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S.

government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist. Lakota books, William Powers, Marla Powers, Lakota, books, Dakota books LAKOTA BOOKS FROM OTHER PUBLISHERS CATALOGUE.

Book IDs for ordering start with Other Publishers - OP. Book View. Name, Author and Description. Price. PayPal Cart. Book ID. OGLALA RELIGION. by William K. Powers. $ OP1. YUWIPI: VISION AND EXPERIENCE IN OGLALA. Black Elk Speaks is a book by John G. Neihardt, an American poet and writer, who relates the story of Black Elk, an Oglala Lakota medicine Elk spoke in Lakota and Black Elk's son, Ben Black Elk, who was present during the talks, translated his father's words into English.

Neihardt made notes during these talks which he later used as the basis for his : John G. Neihardt. Buy Oglala Religion by William K Powers online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. “religion” while Lakota have “spirituality.” The Lakota believed and continue to believe that main-taining moral bounds, expressed as doing things “in a good way” is key to success in hunting and in all of life’s endeavors.

The Lakota did not and do not live in a world of total ecological harmony or mystical participation withFile Size: 86KB.

Oglala Religion. Yuwipi. Be the first to review this product. $ Availability: In stock. SKU. Qty: Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Email. Details. Author: William K. Powers A profoundly spiritual book, Yuwipi describes a present-day Oglala Sioux healing ritual that is performed for a wide range of personal crises.

Oglala Religion is very much an academic book, written by an academic for an academic community. It is not meant for pleasure reading and will force the average reader to spend as much time looking up words in a dictionary as reading the book. The Oglala were the largest band comprising the Teton tribe, speaking Lakota as their primary tongue.3 The Oglala were known for their oppressiveness, but also for their charm.

Few surrounding bands and other tribes could afford to obstinately oppose the Oglala,4 and when times of war came, the Oglala were one of the strongest to fill the ranks.

In fact, she claims, Oglala women have been better able to adapt to the dominant white culture and provide much of the stability and continuity of modern tribal life.

This rich ethnographic portrait considers the complete context of Oglala life—religion, economics, medicine, politics, old age—and is enhanced by numerous modern and. In fact, she claims, Oglala women have been better able to adapt to the dominant white culture and provide much of the stability and continuity of modern tribal life.

This rich ethnographic portrait considers the complete context of Oglala life—religion, economics, medicine, politics, old age—and is enhanced by numerous modern and Pages: In order to understand the Oglala religion, one must first understand their creation myth, i.e.

"the creation of the universe and the emergence of humans to the surface of the Maka Ina 'Mother Earth'." (Powers 35) The Oglala belief system is based on the myth that the presence of a.

Read this book on Questia. For the residents of the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, mainstream medical care is often supplemented or replaced by a host of traditional practices: the Sun Dance, the yuwipi sing, the heyok'a ceremony, herbalism, the Sioux Religion, the peyotism of the Native American Church, and other medicines, or sources of healing.

Black Elk, Lakota Visionary: The Oglala Holy Man and Sioux Tradition Harry Oldmeadow. who wrote about Native American rituals in his book The Sacred Religion Portable Document Format.

A profoundly spiritual book, Yuwipi describes a present-day Oglala Sioux healing ritual that is performed for a wide range of personal crises. The vivid narrative centers on the experience of a hypothetical father and son in need of spiritual and physical assistance.

The author combines the Yuwipi ceremony with two ancient Sioux rituals often performed in conjunction with it, the vision quest. Buy the Paperback Book Oglala Religion by William K. Powers atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

The article reviews the book "A Doctor Among the Oglala Sioux Tribe: The Letters of Robert H. Ruby, ," edited by Cary C. Collins and Charles V. Mutschler. Ogala Religion (Book Review). Clifton, James A. // American Historical Review;Jun78, Vol.

83 Issue 3, p Reviews the book 'Oglala Religion,' by William K. Powers. “I am a citizen of the United States and an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, meaning I am a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation,” she writes in the book’s introduction.

Religion & Spiritual Beliefs: The principle God, or higher power, is Wakan Tanka, the Great Spirit. (The literal translation of Wakan Tanka means “Great Mystery.”) However the Oglala believe everything has a part of this spirit, people, animals, trees and other plants, even rocks and water.

Click to read more about Oglala Religion by William K. Powers. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. Lee "Oglala Religion" por William K.

Powers disponible en Rakuten Kobo. This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural i Brand: UNP-Nebraska.

Powers is the author of "Oglala Religion" (), also published by the University of Nebraska Press. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Subjects. Subject Oglala Indians > Religion. Oglala Indians > Rites and ceremonies. Indians of North America > Great Plains > Religion.

Indians of North America > Great Plains > Rites and ceremonies. Bibliographic. Rent or buy OGLALA RELIGION - Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases. According to George E. Hyde's book, "Red Cloud's Folk", and William Power's book, "Oglala Religion", the Payabya were originally known as the Hunkpatila ("Those who camp at the horn") and were led by "Man Afraid Of His Horses" in the s & 70s.

This volume provides an introduction to contemporary Lakota religious life among the Oglalas of Pine Ridge Reservation. It focuses on three basic rituals that form the core of traditional religion as individuals face the problems and challenges of day-to-day life: the sweat lodge, vision quest, and yuwipi meeting.

Although written from an anthropological viewpoint, with an anthropologist's Author: De Mallie, J Raymond. Black Elk (), the Lakota holy man, is beloved by millions of readers around the world. The book Black Elk Speaks is the most widely-read Native American testimony of the last century and a key work in our understanding of American Indian traditions.

In Black Elk, Lakota Visionary, Harry Oldmeadow draws on recently discovered sources and in-depth research to provide a major re. This rich ethnographic portrait considers the complete context of Oglala life--religion, economics, medicine, politics, old age--and is enhanced by numerous modern and historical photographs.

"It is a happy event when a fine scholarly work is rendered accessible to the general reader, especially so when none of the complexity of the subject. Ruby and his wife were active in the social life of the non-white community, which allowed Ruby, also a self-trained ethnographer, to write in detail about the Oglala Lakota people and their culture, covering topics such as religion, art, traditions, and values.

It was Schuon who, after reading the book Black Elk Speaks, felt that Black Elk had more to reveal about his religion, and asked his collaborators if there was someone who could try to find Black Elk. This proposition was discussed with Brown, who agreed to it and was able to find Black Elk in South Dakota in September ; again, Brown’s.