Alice Kehoe Ghost Dance Religion RLST 12

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Alice Beck Kehoe The Ghost Dance Religion
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Focus and Goal How old beliefs may reappear in newly formed systems of religious belief. The article also highlights the effects of politics in this transformation. The case study is from the religious practices of Native Americans whose “Ghost Dance Religion” underwent many transformations.
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Native American Religious Traditions and US History US involvement with the destruction of the social structures of Native American cultures is a well known fact. The culmination of various :Ghost Dance Religion” movements in Native American society is the massacre at Wounded Knee, which took place in late December 1890 and resulted in the killing of 370 men, women and children at the hands of US Army.
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The Origins of “Ghost dance Religion” of Native Americans This religious movement began in the late 1860s as a result of visions received by a Northern Paiute Indian named Wodziwob (white hair).
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Religion” The visions received by Wodziwob pointed to three future events: 1. Native Americans would bring about the day when white people would disappear. 2. Dead Native Americans would live again. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course RLST 012 taught by Professor Hamid during the Winter '08 term at UC Riverside.

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