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The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game

A Study Of Cultural Change

by Alexander Lesser

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Native American,
  • History / Native American,
  • Social Science : Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11937170M
    ISBN 101432588877
    ISBN 109781432588878

    Alexander Lesser is the author of The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and History, Evolution and the /5(3). Even as youngsters, Pawnee boys were strictly supervised by their parents and only permitted to play with other boys of the same "rank" as themselves. From about the age of .

    a. Cultural Significance of the Ghost Dance. American Anthropologist b. The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game. Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology, Vol. XVI. Columbia University Press, New York. (Reprint edition with new author’s foreword , University of Wisconsin Press, Madison). "A fascinating insight into the life and culture of the Pawnee people is achieved here by the author's presentation of carefully gathered information in the form of a narrative of one year in a Pawnee village. The first few chapters lay the groundwork of kinship lines, followed by a narration of the life of one person in the village. Customs, Price Range: $ - $

    Pawnee hero stories and folk-tales, with notes on the origin, customs and character of the Pawnee people, (New York, Charles Scribner's sons, ), by George Bird Grinnell (page images at HathiTrust) Travels in North America during the years , & Including a summer of residence with the Pawnee tribe of Indians, in the remote. Cite this Record. Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game Ghost Dance Revival and Ethnic Identity. Alexander Lesser. (tDAR id: ).


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Alexander Lesser shows how the Ghost Dance brought about a partial revival of traditional Pawnee culture and its dances and songs. The ancient guessing hand game, remembered best by a tribe starved for the joy of play, became an important part of the Ghost Dance by: a history of the pawnee indians Download a history of the pawnee indians or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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[Alexander Lesser] -- "The Ghost Dance religion that swept through the Plains Indian tribes in the early s was embraced wholeheartedly by the Pawnees. It was a message of hope to a people devastated by the attacks of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: PART ONE: The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game book Pawnee int he nineteenth century --The ghost dance among the Pawnee --Cultural significance of the Ghost Dance PART TWO: The hand game: Distribution and character --Play of the Pawnee Hand.

Alexander Lesser shows how the Ghost Dance brought about a partial revival of traditional Pawnee culture and its dances and songs.

The ancient guessing hand game, remembered best by a tribe starved for the joy of play, became an important part of the Ghost Dance ritual. What had been a gambling game, a representation of warfare played by men, was transformed into a sacred game played by both sexes as an expression of faith or “good fortune.”Lesser surveys the history of the Pawnee Indians and their relations with the federal government and describes in detail the Ghost Dance hand games that “were the.

Lesser surveys the history of the Pawnee Indians and their relations with the federal government and describes in detail the Ghost Dance hand games that “were the chief intellectual product of Pawnee culture” from the onset of the messianic movement to the original publication of this book in Pages: The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: A Study of Cultural Change by Lesser, Alexander () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 3.

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Anthropologist Alexander Lesser, in his book The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: Ghost Dance Revival and Ethnic Identity, points out: “as a man taught what he knew he gave up part of his life, and. p.: 25 cm. --The Pawnee ghost dance hand game: a study of cultural change Item PreviewPages: The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: A Study of Cultural Change by Alexander Lesser.

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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: A Study of Cultural Change: Alexander Lesser: Books -   In this way, the Ghost Dance began to grow among the Pawnee.

The Ghost Dance doctrine among the Pawnee held that the dead could communicate with the living through the visions brought about during.

A Description: Garland Blaine explaining Ghost Dances and why they were important for religious purposes as well as for those who don't have a place to belong. Garland sings a song. These were used in many religious ceremonies to maintain the balance of nature and the Pawnee relationship with the gods and spirits.

In the s, already in Oklahoma, the people participated in the Ghost Dance movement. The Pawnee believed that the Morning Star and Evening Star gave birth to the first Pawnee woman. Frederick Johnson; The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: A Study of Cultural Change.

By Alexander Lesser. (New York: Columbia University Press, x + pp. BAuthor: Frederick Johnson. Music of the Pawnee. Mark Evarts. This album contains songs from the Pawnee, whose historic territory stretches through much of Nebraska and into Kansas, though most Pawnee were relocated to Oklahoma.

Bear Song of Peter Wood / Old Hand Game Song / Ghost Dance Hand Game Song (medley) Mark Evarts The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: Ghost Dance Revival and Ethnic Identity.

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Linton, Ralph. Purification of the Sacred Bundles: A Ceremony of the Pawnee. Chicago: Field Museum of .The Pawnee (Indigenous Peoples of North America) by Stuart A.

Kallen from Lucent Books. The Pawnee (Native American People) by Elizabeth Hahn, Katherine Ace, Rourke Publishing Group from The Rourke Book Company, Inc. The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game: Ghost Dance Revival and Ethnic Identity by Alexander Lesser, Alice Beck Kehoe from Univ of.