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Navaho religion: a study of symbolism.

Reichard, Gladys Amanda

Navaho religion: a study of symbolism.

by Reichard, Gladys Amanda

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Published by Bollingen Foundation in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 19--. 1 microfiche. 11 x 15 cm. (Human relations area files, HRAF)

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v. (36, 800 p.)
Number of Pages800
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15135333M

Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism by Gladys Amanda Reichard Be the first to review this item In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward. Religious symbolism and iconography, respectively, the basic and often complex artistic forms and gestures used as a kind of key to convey religious concepts and the visual, auditory, and kinetic representations of religious ideas and events. Symbolism and iconography have been utilized by all the religions of the world.

  In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward their place in the universe, their obligation toward humankind and their gods, and their conception of the supernatural, as well as how the Navaho achieve a harmony within their world through symbolic ceremonial practice. Originally published in . The Montana Cree is a study of religion as a sustaining force in American Indian life. On the small Rocky Boy reservation in northern Montana, the Cree Indians provide an example of how a people transplanted and persecuted throughout their history can maintain and develop a tribal identity and unity through the continuance of their religious by:

Navajo Culture - The Navajo are people very geared toward family life and events that surround their lifestyle. Many games and traditions have emerged from their love of the land and their attachment to it. Long winter nights and the seclusion of the reservation has brought about most of the customs and activities used by the People to entertain and amuse themselves. Book: Experiencing the World's Religions Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. tumblerbot. Book: Experiencing the World's Religions. Terms in this set (29) A bias against the study of indigenous religions up until the twentieth century was. the assumption that they are not complex Chapter 2: Indigenous Religions. 10 terms.


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Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism Paperback – October 1, by Gladys A. Reichard (Author)/5(2). Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism (Bollingen Series (General)) by Gladys Amanda Reichard (Author)Cited by: In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward their place in the universe, their obligation toward humankind and their gods, and their conception of the supernatural, as well as how the Navaho achieve a harmony within their world through symbolic ceremonial practice/5.

In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend & ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward their place in the universe, their obligation toward humankind & their gods, & their conception of the supernatural, as well as how the Navaho achieve a harmony within their world through symbolic ceremonial practice.

“By means of an exhaustive study of the symbols to be found within Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard arrived at this scholarly and comprehensible interpretation of the complex religion of that tribe. Get this from a library. Navaho religion, a study of symbolism.

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In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward their place in the universe, their obligation toward humankind and their gods, and their conception of the supernatural, as well as how the Navaho achieve a harmony within their world through symbolic ceremonial practice.

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After reading this book, the reader gains a better understanding of the Navaho system, and by: 5. Citation Information. Navaho Religion. A Study of Symbolism. (Mythos Series) Princeton University Press. Pages: – ISBN (Online): Navajo religion.

and the sun is a sign and symbol for that. So Navajo religion includes the worship of the winds and watercourses and of a number of gods who are believed to intervene occasionally in human affairs. These gods are frequently worshipped; offerings are made to them, and ceremonial dances are performed in which they are.

Navajo - Religion and Expressive Culture Hello, I have been reading the book "Tricked" by Kevin Hearne and am curious how accurate it is on Navajo beliefs.

In the book they are fighting Skin Walkers, a form of shape shiftier that practice the Witchery Way. in a few points a few people die and there is a Chiti (sorry if I misspelled that. Navajo Religion; a Study of Symbolism tries to demonstrate that there is much more to the dance, song, and sand-painting than the primitiveness that meets the casual eye; that there is a religious system which has for years enabled the Navajo to retain their identity in a rapidly changing world.

Hedonism and the symbol of a goat's head within an inverted pentagram refer to: Since the Navaho witch is a personification of evil, witchcraft serves to culturally define immoral and antisocial behavior True.

The Witchcraze is a Neo-Pagan religion found in Europe and the United States. False. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Anthro 3- chapter Navaho Religion: A Study of Symbolism, Volume 2. Gladys Amanda Reichard. Pantheon Books, - Navajo Indians - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

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[New York] Pantheon Books [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Reichard, Gladys Amanda, Navaho religion. Navaho categories --World view --The nature of man --Pantheon: characteristics of supernaturals --Pantheon: types of supernaturals --Theory of disease --Theory of curing --Ethics --The nature of symbolism --Sex, dominance, and size --Alternation, reversal, and negation --Color and precious stones --Color combinations --Number --Perceptual symbols --Word, formula, and myth --Song.

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Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Foreword to the second edition / Oliver la Farge --Preface --Note on the Navaho language --Introduction --Navaho categories --World view --The nature of man --Pantheon: characteristics of supernaturals --Pantheon: types of supernaturals --Theory of disease --Theory of curing --Ethics --The nature of symbolism - Sex, dominance, and size --Alternation, reversal, and negation --Color and precious.

By Gladys A. Reichard,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Reichard, Gladys A.,"Navaho Religion: A Study Of Symbolism" ().Cited by:. Navaho Religion; A Study of Symbolism. Pantheon Books, Second Printing. Hardcover. Two volume set in slipcase. x cm. Octavo. pages. Teal cloth with black spines, lacking dust jacket.

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