Fred W. Voget
Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr; First Edition edition (August 1984)
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approximately 1875 the Crows deserted their very own solar Dance, yet they endured to hold out different conventional rites regardless of competition from missionaries and the government. In 1941, Crow Indians from Montana sought out leaders of the sunlight Dance one of the Wind River Shoshonis in Wyoming and lower than the course of John Truhujo, made the rite part of their lives. within the Shoshoni-Crow sunlight Dance, Fred W. Voget attracts on 40 years of fieldwork to explain the folks and conditions resulting in this singular occasion, the character of the rite, the reconciliation’s with Christianity and peyotism, the position of the sunlight Dance as a catalyst for the reassertion of Crow cultural id, and where the solar Dance now holds in Crow lifestyles and tradition. Voget’s description comprises photos and diagrams of the solar Dance.