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Masked Gods: Navaho & Pueblo Ceremonialism

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Masked Gods is a vast book, a challenging and profoundly original account of the history, legends, and ceremonialism of the Navaho and Pueblo Indians of the Southwest. Following a brief but vivid history of the two tribes through the centuries of conquest, the book turns inward to the meaning of Indian legends and ritual — Navaho songs, Pueblo dances, Zuni kachina ceremoni ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published January 1st 1950 by Swallow Press
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Constance Graves
I purchased this book many years ago and it has remained on my bookshelf untouched. Glad I finally decided to take it down and open it. The first half of the book has been intriguing with comparisons of the similarities between American Indian lore and Aztec, Inca beliefs with those of Buddhism and Oriental philosophies. Amazing how they are tied together.
Mills College Library
299.78 W329 1984
Cool speculative anthropology.
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