Giving Voice to Bear: North American Indian Myths, Rituals, and Images of the Bear



In this new edition of a classic, David Rockwell describes the captivating and awe-inspiring presence of the bear in Native American rituals. The bear played a central role in shamanic rights, initiation, healing and hunting ceremonies, and new year celebrations. Considered together, these traditions are another way of looking at the world, one in which the mysteries of the universe are revealed through animals.

ISBN: 9781570983931
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers
Pub Date: 04/2003
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.15lbs
Size: 9.90h x 6.90w x 0.70d

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Weight 1.15 lbs
Dimensions 9.90 × 6.90 × 0.70 in