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Plants of power : Native American ceremony and the use of sacred plants

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  • ISBN: 1570671303 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781570671302 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    128 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Summertown, Tenn. : Native Voices, c2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-121) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. I. The uses of sacred plants in ceremony -- The ancestors help us to practice -- Prayers for first things -- The birth of things, morning prayers -- First rituals -- Prayers and incense offerings at birth, separation from the mother, baby-naming -- Rites of initiation, rites of passage -- Preparing for womanhood -- Preparing for manhood -- Crying for a vision ceremony -- Sweat lodge ceremony -- The Sun dance -- Rites of last things -- The keeping of the soul rite -- Releasing of the soul rite -- Ceremonies and prayers, the use of cedar and juniper, before bedtime -- The four directions -- Winnebago prayer -- pt. II. The plants -- Incense cedar -- Red cedar -- Copal -- Juniper -- Lavender -- Mugwort -- Osha -- PiƱon, nut pine -- White sage -- Desert sage -- Sweet grass -- Ceremonial tobacco -- Red willow bark, red osher dogwood -- Yerba santa.
Subject: Indians of North America Rites and ceremonies
Indians of North America Ethnobotany
Indian cosmology North America
Plants North America Religious aspects
Medicinal plants North America
Aromatic plants North America
Native Americans Rites and ceremonies
Native Americans Ethnobotany
Plants North America Religious aspects
Medical botany
Aromatic plants
Medicine, Traditional North America
Phytotherapy North America
Ethnobotany North America
Indians, North American North America
Plants, Medicinal North America
Religion North America
Spiritual Therapies North America

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


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Lummi Library E 98 .R53 S28 2002 268914 Stacks Reshelving -

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