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    • Current trends in the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance

    • 1953
    • Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies; America -- Antiquities; Ethnology; Indians of North America -- Dances.
    • The purposes of this study of the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance are to broaden existing knowledge of the past and present forms of the ceremony, to trace its history, and to outline the social and psychological factors affecting the development of...
    • Population characteristics, living conditions and income of Indian families, Rocky Boy's...

    • 1962-05
    • Indians of North America -- Montana; Indian reservations -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Montana; Cree Indians -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Economic conditions ; Indians of North America -- Social conditions;...
    • A survey conducted to obtain data concerning the present socio-economic status, characteristics, and capabilities of the residents of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, and to ascertain ways in which the existing dependency of the people might be...
    • Wakinyan : contemporary Teton Dakota religion

    • 1963
    • Teton Indians -- Religion; Oglala Indians -- Religion; Brule Indians -- Religion; Indians of North America -- Religion; Sun dance; Vision quests; Peyotism
    • This monograph presents material on the modern religious concepts and practices of the Teton division of the Sioux or Dakota Indians. Religious concepts of the Teton Dakota Indians of South Dakota are basically unchanged, and pre-reservation...
    • Bear ceremonialism of the Kutenai Indians

    • 1966
    • Indians of North America; Kootenai Indians; Kootenai Indians -- Religion; Bears -- Religious aspects; Grizzly Bear -- Religious aspects; Black bear -- Religious aspects; Bear dance; Sun dance; Bears -- Utilization; Bears -- Mythology; Bears --...
    • This paper attempts to clarify the place of the bear in the religious practices of the Kootenai Indians by comparing interviews with tribe members and written accounts. Also compares Kootenai bear ceremonialism with that of other tribes in the...
    • The bison drive of the Blackfeet Indians.

    • 1962
    • Siksika Indians -- Hunting; Buffalo jump; Indians of North America -- Hunting; American bison; American bison hunting; Montana -- History; Buffalo meat; Indians -- Food; Indians -- Social life and customs.
    • Describes the Blackfeet Indians' rites and practices surrounding their bison drives, the communal nature of these drives and the role of the runner.
    • The Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance

    • 1953
    • Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America -- Dances; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • The purposes of this study of the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance are to broaden existing knowledge of the past and present forms of the ceremony, to trace its history, and to outline the social and psychological factors affecting the development of...

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