Lushootseed Culture and the Shamanic Odyssey: An Anchored Radiance

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This is the first comprehensive overview of the Native people of Puget Sound, who speak a Coast Salishan language called Lushootseed. They originally lived in communal cedar plank houses clustered along rivers and bays. Their complex, continually evolving religious attitudes and rituals were woven into daily life, the cycle of seasons, and long-term activities. Despite changes brought on by modern influences and Christianity, traditional beliefs still infuse Lushootseed life. Drawing on established written sources and his ...

Lushootseed Culture and the Shamanic Odyssey: An Anchored Radiance 1999, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803232006

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