Anthropology and Archaeology

Anthropology and Archaeology - Anthropology and Archaeology...

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Lecture Topic: Oglala Lakota 1863-1950 Wichasa Wakhan/ Holy Man 1931, when sixty eight Black Elk spoke about his culture to John Neihardt Black Elk realized his people were dying Generally don't give our secrets to other people, John Neihardt was interested in his people Black Elk Great Hunter, traveler, warrior = Characteristics of a man Welcomed by 12 men, 4 are chiefs with eagle feathers, spotted eagle Kinship tree Black Elk in the other world Moon of the Popping Trees (Loud cracking of trees during December), Little Powder River, When the Four Crows Were Killed (1863) I was born: Lineages to Clans to Phratries and Moitries Owning Property, Conduct Ceremonies,Regulate Marriages, Rules of Conduct, engage in legal process, Engage in Warfare Black Elk = Oglala Band Descent Groups Son of Mother's sister is still brother not cousin Everyone in generation or older = mother or father Most simplistic descent naming
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