Masked Gods : Navaho & Pueblo Ceremonialism, Paperback / softback Book

Masked Gods : Navaho & Pueblo Ceremonialism Paperback / softback


Masked Gods is a vast book, a challenging and profoundly original account of the history, legends, and ceremonialism of the Navaho and Pueblo Indians of the Southwest.

Following a brief but vivid history of the two tribes through the centuries of conquest, the book turns inward to the meaning of Indian legends and ritual - Navaho songs, Pueblo dances, Zuni kachina ceremonies.

Enduring still, these rituals and ceremonies express a view of life, of man's place in the creation, which is compared with Taoism and Buddhism - and with the aggressive individualism of the Western world.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
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  • Category: Westerns
  • ISBN: 9780804006415



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