- By Paul Radin

The Road of Life and Death: A Ritual Drama of the American Indians

  • Title: The Road of Life and Death: A Ritual Drama of the American Indians
  • Author: Paul Radin
  • ISBN: 9780691019161
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Road of Life and Death A Ritual Drama of the American Indians In this transcription of the Medicine Rite the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical

    In this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience Performed by medicine men upon the initiation of a member to their cult, this secret rite recapitulated the mythic origins and heroes of the Winnebago while integrIn this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience Performed by medicine men upon the initiation of a member to their cult, this secret rite recapitulated the mythic origins and heroes of the Winnebago while integrating those present with the ancestral forces.

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