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    Shawnee!: The Ceremonialism of a Native American Tribe and Its Cultural Background (Ceremonialism of a Native Indian Tribe and Its Cultural Back) (Paperback) By (author) James H. Howard

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    DescriptionIn spite of the important role of the Shawnee tribe of American Indians in the Colonial period and the early years of the American republic, they have been virtually ignored by the scholarly world. Anthropologists have paid little attention to the Shawnees, despite the tribe's rich culture and pivotal position among the other tribes in eastern North America. In this first comprehensive account of Shawnee culture, Dr. Howard assembled data concerning the tribe by utilizing published accounts, documents, maps, photographs, and paintings; and by visiting present-day Shawnees and participating in their ceremonies, games and everyday activities. The work is embellished with musical notations of Shawnee songs, maps, heirloom photographs and several photographs taken by the author during his fieldwork. Of particular interest is a remarkable series of paintings of Shawnee life by gifted Shawnee artist, Earnest Spybuck.


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    Title
    Shawnee!
    Subtitle
    The Ceremonialism of a Native American Tribe and Its Cultural Background
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James H. Howard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 470
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 730 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780821406144
    ISBN 10: 0821406140
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GEO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC subject category V2: GTB
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1K
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR
    LC classification: E
    DC19: 970.00497
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS029000
    Abridged Dewey: 970
    BIC subject category V2: 1K
    DC22: 970.0049
    BISAC V2.8: REL000000
    Thema V1.0: GTM, NHK
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1K
    Illustrations note
    64ill.
    Publisher
    Ohio University Press
    Imprint name
    Ohio University Press
    Publication date
    01 June 1981
    Publication City/Country
    Ohio