TITLE

GHOST DANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, James R.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Death & Afterlife Book;2001, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Information about ghost dance is presented. It was taught in 1890 by a shaman known as Jack Wilson, who had received a millenarian revelation. The said dance was an attempt of evoking the dead, whose return to the living world was believed to have been associated by the pre-Anglo-American word's reinstitution. Further, it was influenced by the Christianity belief particularly of invaders and was considered a syncretistic blend of shamanistic elements.
ACCESSION #
40839050

 

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