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ORIGIN MYTH OF ACOMA AND OTHER RECORDS [SOLD]


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  • Subject: The Pueblo Indians
  • Item # C4174K
  • Date Published: First edition, 1942.
  • Size: Softcover, 123 pages, map and Illustrations.
  • SOLD

ORIGIN MYTH OF ACOMA AND OTHER RECORDS

By Matthey W. Stirling

Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology

Bulletin 135

United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1942

Softcover, 123 pages, first edition, 1942.  Map and Illustrations. This was the personal copy of Leslie A. White who donated it to the University of New Mexico Library


From the Preface

“The following information was obtained in September and October of 1928 from a group of Pueblo Indians from Acoma and Santa Ana visiting Washington.. . . The illustrations were made in water colors by one of the younger Acoma men, under the direction of the chief informant.”


Contents

Preface

Origin Myth

Origin of the evil spirit

Rule for tracking large game

Fetishes

Katsina again

The birth of the War Twins

Present customs of Acoma 

Selection of Officers

Katsina initiation

Koshare initiation

Bibliography

Explanation of plates


  • Subject: The Pueblo Indians
  • Item # C4174K
  • Date Published: First edition, 1942.
  • Size: Softcover, 123 pages, map and Illustrations.
  • SOLD

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