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In Sun's Likeness and Power, 2-volume set - Cheyenne Accounts of Shield and Tipi Heraldry (Mixed media product, 0th edition) Loot Price: R4,007
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In Sun's Likeness and Power, 2-volume set - Cheyenne Accounts of Shield and Tipi Heraldry (Mixed media product, 0th...

In Sun's Likeness and Power, 2-volume set - Cheyenne Accounts of Shield and Tipi Heraldry (Mixed media product, 0th edition)

James Mooney; Edited by Peter J Powell

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According to traditional Cheyenne belief, shields are living, spirit-filled beings, radiating supernatural power from the Supreme Being for protection and blessing. Shields stand at the nexus of several dimensions of Cheyenne culture, including spirituality, warfare, and artistic expression. From 1902 to 1906, fifty Cheyenne elders spoke with famed ethnologist James Mooney, sharing with him their interpretations of shield and tipi heraldry. Mooney's handwritten field notes of these conversations are the single best source of information on Plains Native shields and tipi art available and are a source of inestimable value today for both the Cheyennes and for scholars. In 1955, with the blessing and permission of the Keepers of the Two Great Covenants and the Chiefs and Headmen of the Northern and Southern Cheyenne People, Father Peter J. Powell began a five-decade effort to help preserve the religion, culture, and history of the Cheyenne People for the generations ahead. His transcriptions and annotations of Mooney's notes on Cheyenne heraldry is the culmination of these efforts. This two-volume set features nearly 150 color illustrations as well as more than 50 black and white photographs.

General

Imprint: University of Nebraska Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2013
First published: May 2013
Authors: James Mooney
Editors: Peter J Powell
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 71mm (L x W x T)
Format: Mixed media product
Pages: 1320
Edition: 0th edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-8032-3822-0
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles > Art styles not limited by date
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology
Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles > Art styles not limited by date > Art of indigenous peoples
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > Indigenous peoples
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > Social & cultural anthropology
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > Social & cultural anthropology > General
LSN: 0-8032-3822-3
Barcode: 9780803238220

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