The Mide'wiwin: Grand Medicine Society of the Ojibway (Paperback)

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The Midewiwin is the society of the Mide or Shamans, popularly designated as the Grand Medicine Society. It is found in many Algonkin tribes. Its ritual, and the traditions of Indian genesis and cosmogony, constitute a powerful religion. Originally published in 1891 in the Bulletin of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Seventh Annual Report, 1885-1886.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781410222961
ISBN-10: 1410222969
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2005
Pages: 204
Language: English