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Author Kracht, Benjamin R., 1955-
Title Kiowa belief and ritual / Benjamin R. Kracht.
Imprint Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, Bloomington, in cooperation with the American Indian Studies Research Institute, Indiana University, [2017]

Author Kracht, Benjamin R., 1955-
Series Studies in the anthropology of North American Indians series
Studies in the anthropology of North American Indians.
Subject Kiowa Indians -- Religion.
Kiowa Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Indiana University, Bloomington. -- American Indian Studies Research Institute, issuing body.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Ethnographic studies of Plains Indian religions -- Kiowa history: 1832-1868 -- Kiowa beliefs and concepts of the universe -- Acquiring, maintaining, and manifesting power -- Bundles, shields, and societies -- The Kiowa Sun Dance -- Conclusion: the collapse of the horse and buffalo culture and the Sun Dance -- Appendix: Kiowa Sun Dance chronology, 1833-1890.
Summary "Brings together materials gleaned from the Laboratory of Anthropology (Santa Fe) fieldnotes, augmented by Alice Marriott's fieldnotes, to significantly enhance the existing literature concerning Plains Indians religions."--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
ISBN 9781496201461 (pdf)
1496201469 (pdf)
1496200535
9781496200532
9781496200532 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781496201421 (pdf)
OCLC # 957655711
Additional Format Print version: Kracht, Benjamin R., 1955- Kiowa belief and ritual. Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, Bloomington, in cooperation with the American Indian Studies Research Institute, Indiana University, [2017] 9781496200532 (DLC) 2016039778