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Author Pflug, Melissa A.
Title Ritual and myth in Odawa revitalization : reclaiming a sovereign place / by Melissa A. Pflug ; with a foreword by Lee Irwin.
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.

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Author Pflug, Melissa A.
Subject Ottawa Indians -- Religion.
Ottawa Indians -- Ethnic identity.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 280 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Drawing a clear connection between religious practice and political action, Pflug reframes legal issues common to many American Indian peoples. Her narrative will interest anthropologists, religious scholars, ethnohistorians, and general readers in this era of global ethnic resurgence. -- Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreword / Lee Irwin -- pt. 1. Seeking Social Transformation: What People Want. Ch. 1. Maintaining an Odawa Identity. Ch. 2. Making Meaning and Making Sense: The Legacy of Shifting Identity and Tradition. Ch. 3. Pimadaziwin: The Quest for the Good Life -- pt. 2. A Map of Change: Mythio Models for Why People Want What They Do. Ch. 4. Tales of Cooperation and Opposition. Ch. 5. Nanabozho: The Great Transformer. Ch. 6. The Seventh Fire: Mapping Metamorphosis -- pt. 3. The Source of Collective Determination: Religious Action and What People Do. Ch. 7. What Do We Do about the Others? Contemporary Rituals of Community. Ch. 8. Invite the Others to Dinner: Ritual and Transformation.
ISBN 0585116210 (electronic bk.)
9780585116211 (electronic bk.)
0806130075
9780806130071
0806130075
OCLC # 44961889
Additional Format Print version: Pflug, Melissa A. Ritual and myth in Odawa revitalization. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1998 0806130075 (DLC) 97027798 (OCoLC)37361662
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Lee Irwin 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction3
Pt. 1Seeking Social Transformation: What People Want13
 Ch. 1Maintaining an Odawa Identity15
 Ch. 2Making Meaning and Making Sense: The Legacy of Shifting Identity and Tradition37
 Ch. 3Pimadazkvin: The Quest for the Good Life66
Pt. 2A Map of Change: Mythio Models for Why People Want What They Do79
 Ch. 4Tales of Cooperation and Opposition81
 Ch. 5Nanabozhon The Great Transformer103
 Ch. 6The Seventh Fires Mapping Metamorphosis126
Pt. 3The Source of Collective Determination: Religious Action and What People Do143
 Ch. 7What Do We Do about the Others? Contemporary Rituals of Community145
 Ch. 8Invite the Others to Dinner: Ritual and Transformation169
 Ch. 9Is Law a Medium for Collective Determination? Rituals of Authority versus Rituals of Equality189
 Ch. 10The Three R's of Traditionalism: Religiousness, Rites of Passage, and Revitalization227
 Afterword247
 Notes253
 Bibliography261
 Index273


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