Singing for Power: The Song Magic of the Papago Indians of Southern Arizona

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1976 - Folk music - 158 pages
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Contents

Elder Brothers People
1
The Drinking Ritual
21
Covering the Wine with Song
39
The HeadBearers
53
Meeting the Owl
75
The Penance of Heroes
93
Ocean Power
111
Dangerous Woman
135
Pleasure and Profit
151
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About the author (1976)

Ruth Underhill was born into an upper middle-class Quaker family in Ossining-On- Hudson, New York, in 1884. After a B.A. at Vassar, social work in the Eastern U.S. and service with the American Red Cross in Italy during World War I, she enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Anthropology at Columbia University. On June 28, 1984, the president of the American Anthropological Association honored Underhill for popularizing anthropology in responsible manner, for her early work in applied anthropology and the study of women's roles, and for her scholarship and teaching.

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