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People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History, Religion, and Survival

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People of the Peyote explores the culture of the Huichol Indians of Mexico. The Huichols are best known outside Mexico for their worship of the Peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the Peyote flower is pivotal to most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round. Authored by an international array of scholars including Huichol Indians, contributions to this ...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by University of New Mexico Press
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Sep 04, 2008 William rated it it was ok
Very uneven treatment, with some good chapters and some very marginal chapters.

Persists in the misrepresentation of Ramon Medina Silva.

Fails to address criticisms (published elsewhere) in any substantial way.
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