Book

Traditional Ojibwa religion and its historical changes

American Philosophical Society152 • Published In 1983 • Pages: x, 233

By: Vecsey, Christopher.

Abstract
This work describes and analyzes traditional Ojibwa religion and the changes it has undergone from the seventeenth century to approximately the late 1970s. The document contains an abundance of data on Christian missions among the Ojibwa, the Ojibwa social personality, soul beliefs, the afterlife, the MANITOS or spirits, mythology, puberty fasting and visions, disease, health, and medicine, religious practitioners. the MIDEWIWIN or great medicine society and its ceremonials, and other religious movements.
culture
Ojibwa
HRAF PubDate
2000
Region
North America
Sub Region
Arctic and Subarctic
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Historian-4,5
Analyst
John Beierle; 1998
Coverage Date
seventeenth - twentieth centuries
Coverage Place
Central Ojibwa: United States and Canada
Notes
Christopher Vecsey
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-228)
LCCN
83072209
LCSH
Ojibwa Indians