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Flynn_Power,+names - Power,names,and Spirithelpers Remember:

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Power, names, and  Spirithelpers
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Remember: There are five hundred tribes; things are different,  but we can see differences and similarities Five hundred years of contact and missionization  has changed fundamentals in native religious belief  systems Bracketing our a priori assumptions helps us see the  sacred taxonomy from the native point of view  (trees and the forest) Ceremonies and rituals are integrated into a  complete system with myth/stories as the blueprint  for how the systems are supposed to work
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Mndo (manido), Wakan,  Atishwinich, Jish Mndo in Potawatomi/Chippewa, refers to power;  undulating, living power, can also refer to dreams   mndo yabwe,  dream of power Wakan refers to sacred, holy, in Lakota, can also  refer to the power something or someone has Atishwinish in Chumash also refers to power,  dreams, or powerful dreams; can also refer to an  object Jish refers to an object with intrinsic power in Dine,  Navajo, and usually comes to the holder through a  dream or visionary experience, some are standard, 
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Power objects are not random but based on a  numinous experience with the spirit world
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course REL R133 taught by Professor Hines during the Spring '10 term at IUPUI.

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Flynn_Power,+names - Power,names,and Spirithelpers Remember:

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