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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Religion.,
  • Peyotism -- West (U.S.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementby Omer C. Stewart and David F. Aberle ; with a foreword by Richard Evans Schultes.
SeriesAnthropological papers / University of Utah ;, no. 108 (1984), Anthropological papers (Salt Lake City, Utah) ;, no. 108.
ContributionsAberle, David Friend, 1918-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.W5 S72 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3003274M
ISBN 100874802350
LC Control Number84622503

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Peyote is a sacred entheogenic and endangered plant which has a long and rich religious tradition around it in the Americas. This book is a very well researched guide to the history of peyote use throughout North America -- from it's multicultural use and ceremonies (both white/colonizer and indigenista), to the controversies and racist criminalization by the US Federal government. 4 /5(4). Books are reproduced from scans of the original volumes, quality varies. Returns will not be accepted on these volumes. For international orders, please contact the University of Utah Press at () UUAP Peyotism in the West . The Colorado Historical Society is home to a mother lode of Colorado's literary legends. This compilation of the best of the best in Colorado writing commemorates years of dedication to Colorado's history. *25 essays cover a panorama of people and events from Colorado's distant and recent past. *Features outstanding writing by the best and best-known authors published . This was in part thanks to the publication of The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge, a book by anthropologist Carlos Castaneda that focused on peyotism. The authenticity of the book is now under serious suspicion by most researchers. Still, the book managed to bring thousands of people into the realm of peyotism.

  Today it is practiced by thousands upon thousands of American Indians throughout the West. Long a subject of controversy, peyotism has become a unifying influence in Indian life, providing the basis for ceremonies, friendships, social . PEYOTISM IN THE WEST by Stewart, Omer C. & Aberle, David F. Seller Gene W. Baade Books on the West Published Condition Very Good+ Edition First Edition ISBN Item Price $. THE PEYOTE CULT The Peyote Cult by Weston La Barre () is the classic work on peyotism, originating in Weston La Barre's studies of the use Book AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp AllBooksebooksNOOKTextbooksNewsstandTeensKidsToysGames & CollectiblesGift, Home & . "Benjamin R Kracht's new book Religious Revitalization Among the Kiowas: The Ghost Dance, Peyote, and Christianity explores the often-intertwined histories of the Kiowa Ghost Dance, the Native American Church, and indigenous Christianity through the lens of revitalization movements.