The Vision Quest of the Plains Indians: Its Spiritual Significance

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E. Mellen Press, 1985 - 260 pages
This text serves as an introduction to Plains Indians history and a general overview of Sioux/Cheyenne religious thought, with a description of their major ceremonies. It shows how the vision quest was as essential to the relatively simple, peaceful Cheyenne as it was to the more systematized, sacrificially violent Sioux.

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Contents

CHAPTER I
13
CHAPTER II
20
Simo Prayer and Sacrifice
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