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Coast Salish spirit dancing: The survival of an ancestral religion

By: Amoss, Pamela

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6123

ISBN: 0295955864

Condition: Fine


0295955864 193 pages. Index and extensive bibliography. Black and white illustrations. "Spirit dancing, formerly in serious decline since the advent of Christianity, is now resurgent among the Nooksack of Western Washington and more generally among surrounding Coast Salish groups... Probes the reasons for this revival and describes the new context in which aboriginal rituals take place." - from dust jacket. Book clean and bright with negligible wear. Prior owner's name and date hand-written inside front board else unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in arch... View more info