TITLE

GHOST DANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Steiger, Brad; Steiger, Sherry
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Conspiracies & Secret Societies;2006, p157
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for the Ghost Dance taught by Jack Wilson, a Pauite Indian, to his tribe. Wilson is known as Wovoka among the Paiute and he started his spiritual vision when he got a serious sickness that lasted for several days. Upon his overcoming his sickness he started to relate how he went into the spirit world and taught his fellow Indians what he said was the way of peace taught to him by God. He taught them the Ghost Dance that would bring back the buffalo. Unfortunately, the U.S. Cavalry intrepreted the drums as beating out a war dance.
ACCESSION #
36172560

 

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