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Author Bahr, Donald M.

Title How mockingbirds are : O'odham ritual orations / Donald Bahr.

Published Albany : SUNY Press, c2011.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Law Indigenous Ppls. Coll  E99.P25 B34 2011     AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 171 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series North American native peoples, past and present
North American native peoples, past and present.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-164) and index.
Contents Introduction: The O'odham mockingbird texts, the background, and the argument -- The origin stories behind the wine drinks -- The ceremonies -- The speeches -- The mockingbird, big talker or rain doctor? -- Summary and conclusions -- Appendix 1: Two non-O'odham stories for comparison -- Appendix 2: Vanyiko's matches for all of the portions of Thin Leather's speech -- Appendix 3: Chart of the texts; orations and stories.
Subject Tohono O'odham Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies.
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Pima Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies.
Pima Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian -- Arizona.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian -- Sonora (Mexico : State)
Indian mythology -- Arizona.
Indian mythology -- Sonora (Mexico : State)
Arizona -- Social life and customs.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9781438435251 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438435258 (hardcover : alk. paper)