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Author Smoak, Gregory E., 1962-

Title Ghost dances and identity : prophetic religion and American Indian ethnogenesis in the nineteenth century / Gregory E. Smoak.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  299.79809034 SMOA {Bund71 20190110}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 289 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-269) and index.
Contents Snakes and diggers : the origins of new ethnic identities -- Shamans, prophets, and missionaries : Newe religion in the nineteenth century -- Treaty making and consolidation : the politics of ethnogenesis -- Two trails : resistance, accommodation, and the 1870 ghost dance -- Culture wars, Indianness, and the 1890 ghost dance -- Prophecy and American identities.
Subject Ghost dance -- History -- 19th century.
Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Shoshoni Indians -- Religion.
Shoshoni Indians -- Ethnic identity.
Bannock Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Bannock Indians -- Religion.
Bannock Indians -- Ethnic identity.
ISBN 0520246586 (cloth : alk. paper)