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This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of cultural expression, and the processes by which they are replicated.

Synopsis:

This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of cultural expression, and the processes by which they are replicated.

About the Author

William K. Powers is a professor of anthropology at Livingston College, Rutgers University. He is the author of many articles and books, including Yuwipi, available in a Bison Books edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803287068
Author:
Powers, William K.
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Author:
Powers, William K.
Location:
Lincoln
Subject:
General
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Native American Studies - Spirituality
Subject:
Religion and mythology
Subject:
Ethnic & Tribal
Subject:
Oglala Indians
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Spirituality
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Religion and Spirituality
Series Volume:
53
Publication Date:
19821131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
237
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.58 lb

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This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon, it focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of cultural expression, and the processes by which they are replicated.
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