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Among the topics considered in this classic study are world origins and supernatural powers, attitudes toward the dead, the medicine man and shaman, hunting and gathering rituals, war and planting ceremonies, and newer religions, such as the Ghost Dance and the Peyote Religion. "The distinctive contribution of [ Red Man's Religion ] is the treatment of topics, the insight and the perspective of the author, and her ability to transmit these to the reader. . . . Trais and aspects of religion are not treated as abstract ...

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    • Title: Red Man's Religion: Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico by Ruth Murray Underhill
    • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780226841670, 0226841677
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    • Edition: 1972 1st edition
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