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The Resource Creek religion and medicine, by John R. Swanton ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by James T. Carson, (electronic resource)

Creek religion and medicine, by John R. Swanton ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by James T. Carson, (electronic resource)

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Creek religion and medicine
Title
Creek religion and medicine
Statement of responsibility
by John R. Swanton ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by James T. Carson
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Language
eng
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Creek religion and medicine, by John R. Swanton ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by James T. Carson, (electronic resource)
Label
Creek religion and medicine, by John R. Swanton ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by James T. Carson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Religious beliefs and medicinal practices of the Creek Indians : Washington, D.C. : U.S. Gov. Print. Off., 1928, in series: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Annual report ; 42d ; 1924/1925
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Ceremonies
  • Miscellaneous ceremonies
  • Ceremony of the asi
  • Minor ceremonies connected with the square grounds
  • The great annual ceremony or busk
  • Shamanism and medicine
  • The "knowers"
  • The "fasters" or doctors
  • Methods of practicing
  • Weather controllers
  • The cosmos
  • Witcheraft
  • Diseases and remedies
  • Creek medicines
  • Alabama medicines
  • Natchez medicines
  • The Creek Busk: The Women's dance
  • The Creek Busk: Women's dance at the Okchai Busk in 1912
  • The Okchai Busk. a. Box for tobacco, medicine, and drum in the Chiefs' Bed. b. Rite of the emetic
  • Taking the emetic at Okchai
  • The Creek Busk. a and b. The Tcitahaia or "Feather dance." c. The Square Ground just after the fasters have left to bathe in a neighboring creek
  • The supernatural beings
  • The Creek and Natchez Indians. a. Drum. b. Ceremonial ground near Braggs, Okla., used by the Natchez, Creek, and Cherokee Indians. c. Home of the Kila or Prophet Yahola
  • Arrangement of ears of corn on the fire sticks at the Chiaha busk
  • Charms
  • The fate of souls
  • Miscellaneous beliefs
  • Sacrifices
  • Taboos
  • Music and dancing
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Edition
1st Bison Books.
Extent
1 online resource (vii, [207] p.)
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online
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9780585336763
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(electronic bk.)
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ill.
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