Imagine Ourselves Richly: Mythic Narratives of North American Indians

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Crossroad Publishing Company, 1988 - Religion - 304 pages
Studies the major mythological traditions of Native Americans, including Hopis, Ojibwas, Iroquois, Navajos, Creeks, and peyote religion, using myth analysis to understand the identities, survival methods, and spirituality of Native American people

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"Indian stories can help us extend our concept of who we are,'' contends author Vecsey, thus removing Native American religious traditions from the fantastical "other'' to the rich contextual ... Read full review

Contents

The Emergence and Maintenance of the Hopi People
34
3 The Ojibwa Creation Myth
64
The Story and Structure of the Iroquois Confederacy
94
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Vecsey is Professor of Religion and Native American Studies at Colgate University.

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