Ghost dances and identity : prophetic religion and American Indian ethnogenesis in the nineteenth century /
This innovative cultural history examines wide-ranging issues of religion, politics, and identity through an analysis of the American Indian Ghost Dance movement and its significance for two little-studied tribes: the Shoshones and Bannocks. The Ghost Dance has become a metaphor for the death of Ame...
University of California Press,
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