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The Sacred Scrolls of the Southern Ojibway

By: Dewdney, Selwyn H.

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H1149

ISBN: 0802033210

Condition: Good


0802033210 x, 199 pp. Includes reference list, key to sources, extensive directory of birchbark scrolls and charts, and index. Oblong 7" x 10". Extensively illustrated with black and white photo reproductions, diagrams and scroll fascimiles. "Provides a previously unavailable chart of the emergence, development, and decline of a unique religious nexus known as the Midewewin, an untranslatable Ojibway word inadequately rendered in English as the 'Grand Medicine Society.' The Mide cult was introduced by a young visionary late in the eighteenth century, and later spread from Lake ... View more info