Lakota Belief and Ritual


Lakota Belief and Ritual

James R. Walker
Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie and Elaine A. Jahner

369 pages


May 1991


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About the Book

A work of prime importance...its publication represents a major addition to our knowledge of the Lakotas.Journal of American Folklore

Provides raw narratives without any pretension of synthesis or analysis

Author Bio

Raymond J. DeMallie, director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute and a professor of anthropology at Indiana University, is the editor of James R. Walker's Lakota Society and of The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt, both available as Bison Books. Elaine A. Jahner, a professor of English at Dartmouth College, has edited Walker's Lakota Myth, also available in a Bison Books edition.

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