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The Resource Prophecy and power among the Dogrib Indians, June Helm

Prophecy and power among the Dogrib Indians, June Helm

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Prophecy and power among the Dogrib Indians
Title
Prophecy and power among the Dogrib Indians
Statement of responsibility
June Helm
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Dogrib Indians are one of the Dene groups - Athapaskan-speaking peoples of the western Canadian Subarctic. Based on the author's field studies from 1959 to 1976, this volume presents an ethnographic description of the Dogrib prophet movement
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digitized
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1924-
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Helm, June
Dewey number
299/.782
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Indiana University
Series statement
Studies in the anthropology of North American Indians
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  • Dogrib Indians
  • Dogrib mythology
  • Nativistic movements
  • Shamanism
  • Dogrib Indians
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Prophecy and power among the Dogrib Indians, June Helm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"In cooperation with the American Indian Studies Research Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-168) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Orthography -- Three styles in the practice of prophecy: 1. Prelude to prophecy: To set the stage ; Travels and contacts in the Dogrib Prophet Movement ; Becoming a prophet: Chi's coming to prophecy, Naidzo's coming the prophecy, Jack the Rae Prophet -- 2. Message, performance, and persona: Message ; Performance: The Prophet Ceremony of Jack the Rae Prophet ; Persona -- 3. The foundations of prophecy: Society, authority, and the prophets ; Qualities of Dogrib prophecy: Earlier prophets, Components of prophecy, Prophecy and Ink'on ; Afterword -- 4. One man's Ink'on -- 5. Aspects of Ink'on: Getting and becoming Ink'on ; The animals: How the people got song and dance from the animals, Spider Ink'on, Raven Ink'on, Lego and Loche, Boss for the nets, Proscriptions imposed by animals ; Hunters' Ink'on: Wedzitxa, Etana and the caribou, Hunters' Ink'on and proscriptions on women's food, Family food proscriptions ; Curing with Ink'on: John Bighead cures Vital, Toby Bearlake requires "the truth" to cure a fornicator, The ethnologist's curing story boomerangs ; Cree medicine: Cree Nahdi and Dogrib Ink'on, Boniface -- 6. "The highest men for Ink'on": One Foot in Heaven, alias One Foot in Hell; Slim Ekawi and the Eskimos ; Gaxieh ; Alphonse turns into a wolf ; Ts'ocia ; Godeh and the York Boat Brigade, 1962 version ; Godeh and the York Boat Brigade, 1969 version ; Another story about calling up the wind ; How the Ink'on got the manager's mind ; Got'ocia ; Bad medicine: Old Marrow; The crippling of Beaverhook ; Unintended harm from medicine -- 7. Ink'on in play and legend: Ink'on in the hand game: Taiya and the Bear Lake man, One Foot in Heaven's father and the Bear Lake chief, Otendah ; "Playing" with Ink'on: Dzekwin, Tsinco ; History into legend: Edzo and Akaitcho ; Massacre at Mbes̆oti, How the Chipewyans killed the bull in the rock, The dragon in the rock, Flyman, The boy who changed into a frog, The boy with thunder medicine, Yambati, How the Barrens came to be and Went Inside Mountain got its name -- 8. Vital Thomas: a brief autobiography: Earliest memories ; Childhood and youth ; To the Barren Ground for caribou: A preview of Treaty (1920-1921) ; The years with the Police (1922-1936) ; The later years -- Appendix: Dogrib leadership
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ocm45727503
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 172 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585266442
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45727503
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Prophecy and power among the Dogrib Indians, June Helm
Publication
Note
"In cooperation with the American Indian Studies Research Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-168) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Orthography -- Three styles in the practice of prophecy: 1. Prelude to prophecy: To set the stage ; Travels and contacts in the Dogrib Prophet Movement ; Becoming a prophet: Chi's coming to prophecy, Naidzo's coming the prophecy, Jack the Rae Prophet -- 2. Message, performance, and persona: Message ; Performance: The Prophet Ceremony of Jack the Rae Prophet ; Persona -- 3. The foundations of prophecy: Society, authority, and the prophets ; Qualities of Dogrib prophecy: Earlier prophets, Components of prophecy, Prophecy and Ink'on ; Afterword -- 4. One man's Ink'on -- 5. Aspects of Ink'on: Getting and becoming Ink'on ; The animals: How the people got song and dance from the animals, Spider Ink'on, Raven Ink'on, Lego and Loche, Boss for the nets, Proscriptions imposed by animals ; Hunters' Ink'on: Wedzitxa, Etana and the caribou, Hunters' Ink'on and proscriptions on women's food, Family food proscriptions ; Curing with Ink'on: John Bighead cures Vital, Toby Bearlake requires "the truth" to cure a fornicator, The ethnologist's curing story boomerangs ; Cree medicine: Cree Nahdi and Dogrib Ink'on, Boniface -- 6. "The highest men for Ink'on": One Foot in Heaven, alias One Foot in Hell; Slim Ekawi and the Eskimos ; Gaxieh ; Alphonse turns into a wolf ; Ts'ocia ; Godeh and the York Boat Brigade, 1962 version ; Godeh and the York Boat Brigade, 1969 version ; Another story about calling up the wind ; How the Ink'on got the manager's mind ; Got'ocia ; Bad medicine: Old Marrow; The crippling of Beaverhook ; Unintended harm from medicine -- 7. Ink'on in play and legend: Ink'on in the hand game: Taiya and the Bear Lake man, One Foot in Heaven's father and the Bear Lake chief, Otendah ; "Playing" with Ink'on: Dzekwin, Tsinco ; History into legend: Edzo and Akaitcho ; Massacre at Mbes̆oti, How the Chipewyans killed the bull in the rock, The dragon in the rock, Flyman, The boy who changed into a frog, The boy with thunder medicine, Yambati, How the Barrens came to be and Went Inside Mountain got its name -- 8. Vital Thomas: a brief autobiography: Earliest memories ; Childhood and youth ; To the Barren Ground for caribou: A preview of Treaty (1920-1921) ; The years with the Police (1922-1936) ; The later years -- Appendix: Dogrib leadership
Control code
ocm45727503
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 172 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585266442
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45727503
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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