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Thomas Vennum

Lacrosse Legends of the First Americans

€ 34.44



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments, ix
Introduction, 1
1. ANIMALS AS STAR PLAYERS 17
The Great Game in Which the Birds Defeat the Quadrupeds,
18
A Dog`s Power Beats the Old Chief,
30
2. GAME EQUIPMENT FROM THE UPPER WORLD 49
The Pale Moon,
49
Playing with an Evil Head,
56
The First Lacrosse Ball,
59
3. WAGERS AND WARRIORS 65
Playing for Heads,
65
Wakayabide Is Killed Playing Lacrosse and Later Takes Revenge,
72
The Warriors of the Ho-Chunk Nation Struggle on Home Turf,
83
4. TRICKSTERS AND CULTURE HEROES 97
He Who Wears Human Heads for Earrings Defeats the Giants,
98
Manabus Is Dogged by Waves,
110
Why the Turkey Buzzard Has a Red Scabby Neck,
119
5. TREES TO STOP THE ACTION 131
Snakes around the Neck,
131
An Unusual Penalty Box,
137
Conclusion, 145
Appendix: Ethnographic Index, 157
Bibliographic Note, 159
Index, 163
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
167 pagina's
Januari 2007
281 gram
235 x 152 x 13 mm
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR us


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