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by John J. Collins


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Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. This article focuses on Native North Americans. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary widely and are based on the differing histories and.

Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary widely and are based on the differing histories and beliefs of individual tribes, clans, and bands. Early European explorers describe individual Native American tribes and even small bands as each having their own religious practices.

Indians of North America - Religion. Lewiston : E. Mellen Press. inlibrary; printdisabled; trent university;. Kahle/Austin Foundation.

Native American Religions book. by John James Collins.

Native American religions, religious beliefs and sacramental practices of the indigenous peoples of North and South .

Native American religions, religious beliefs and sacramental practices of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Until the 1950s it was commonly assumed that the religions of the surviving Native Americans were little more than curious anachronisms, dying remnants of humankind’s childhood. These traditions lacked sacred texts and fixed doctrines or moral codes and were embedded in societies without wealth, mostly without writing, and without recognizable systems of politics or justice or any of the usual indicators of civilization.

Some non-Native anthropologists estimate membership in traditional Native American religions in the 21st century to. .

Some non-Native anthropologists estimate membership in traditional Native American religions in the 21st century to be about 9000 people. Since Native Americans practicing traditional ceremonies do not usually have public organizations or membership rolls, these "members" estimates are likely substantially lower than the actual numbers of people who participate in traditional ceremonies

A paradigm shift in Native American Studies, Maureen Konkle's Writing Indian Nations focuses on Native agency while attending to treaties and court opinions

A paradigm shift in Native American Studies, Maureen Konkle's Writing Indian Nations focuses on Native agency while attending to treaties and court opinions. Although provocative, its treatment of law, most notably the Supreme Court opinion Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, succumbs to generalizations that dispense with Native resistance. The term transnational has had a strong impact in various corners of literary and cultural studies over the past decade, but is only now emerging as a significant category of analysis among Native American writers and critics and in Native American Studies.

Decolonial Approaches to the Study of Religion: Teaching Native American and Indigenous Religious . Standing Rock is cast as an environmental protest, but the Native American Water Protectors are part of a religious tradition that predates Christianity.

Decolonial Approaches to the Study of Religion: Teaching Native American and Indigenous Religious Traditions. The goal of many of my courses on Native American and Indigenous religious traditions is to understand contemporary Indigenous life in relation to colonial histories. I employ both a decolonial and Indigenist approach to these ends more.

Firebrand Books, c1988.

This is a geographical survey of native American religions which examines them by culture areas rather than by topics. It is one of a series of studies of Native American life.
Native American Religions: A Geographical Survey (Native American Studies) download epub
Other Religions Practices & Sacred Texts
Author: John J. Collins
ISBN: 0889464839
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Subcategory: Other Religions Practices & Sacred Texts
Language: English
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (May 1, 1991)
Pages: 420 pages