The Great Sioux Piercing Ritual

Book - 1998
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An account of the practice of the Sioux Sun Dance, to which the author was invited as an observer in 1974 and 1975. The accounts of the history and practice of the ritual, by Mails and by participant Eagle Feather, are illustrated by many b&w photographs--some historical but mostly by the author--as well as the author's detailed b&w drawings and color paintings. The book closes with a sequence of 342 photographs tracing the progression of the entire ritual. 9.5X9.5". Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Tulsa, OK : Council Oak Books, c1998
ISBN: 9781571780621
Branch Call Number: 299.74 M283s 1998
299.74 M283s 1998
Characteristics: xi, 338 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm


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