Symposium on Local Diversity in Iroquois Culture

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Author: Fenton , William Nelson (1908- ) [editor]

Year: 1951

Publisher: Government Printing Office

Place: Washington, DC

Description:

v+253 pages with 40 plates, 1 figure and index. Royal octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's grey wrappers with black lettering on spine and front cover. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 149. First edition.

Introduction: The Concept of locality and the program of Iroquois research, by William N Fenton; Concepts of land ownership among the Iroquois and their neighbors, by George S Snyderman; Locality as a basic factor in the development of Iroquois social structure by William N Fenton; Some psychological of culture change in an Iroquoian community, by Anthony F C Wallace; The religion of Handsome Lake: Its origin and development, by Merle H Deardoff; Local diversity in Iroquois music and dance, by Gertrude P Kurath; The Feast of the Dead, or Ghost Dance, at Six Nations Reserve, Canada, by Gertrude P Kurath; Iroquois women, then and now, by Martha Champion Randle.

Condition:

Spine sunned, edge wear else a very good copy.

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