Indigenous religions

Indigenous religions - n Sun Dance Indigenous versus Modern...

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The Myth of the Vanishing Indian
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Characteristics n Biocentric n Animistic/polytheistic n Ancestor veneration n Goal is live in harmony n Ritually complex n Cyclical time
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Practices purification rituals sacrifice divination rites of passage trance/possession by spirits healing rituals
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Yoruba
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n Festival of  Oshun
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Oglala Lakota: n Sacred hoop n Sacred pipe
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Unformatted text preview: n Sun Dance Indigenous versus Modern cultures n continuity n community n tradition n oral culture n place n Change n Individual n Progress n Science n movement Can indigenous religions survive in modern societies? Small group discussion: n Identify a modern practice (religious, secular, or in between) similar to one of the indigenous practices discussed. Compare and Contrast....
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