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The peyote religion

a study in Indian-white relations

by James Sydney Slotkin

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Native American Church of North America.,
  • Peyotism.,
  • Indians of North America -- Government relations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. S. Slotkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.R3 S5 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5059611M
    ISBN 100374974802
    LC Control Number74023409

      “Dawson’s book departs from traditional peyote literature through outstanding coverage of the non-Indian organizations.”—Benjamin R. Kracht Reading Religion "Deeply researched and conceptually rich, The Peyote Effect makes an important contribution to the history of drugs, history of race, history of medicine, Native American and. The Native American Church (NAC), also known as Peyotism and Peyote Religion, is a Native American religion that teaches a combination of traditional Native American beliefs and Christianity, with sacramental use of the entheogen peyote. The religion originated in the Oklahoma Territory () in the late nineteenth century, after peyote was introduced to the southern Great Plains from Founder: Quanah Parker.

    A study of the growth of the Peyote religion among the Navaho Indians, and the conflict attending it. Covering all aspects of Peyotism - political, religious and philosophical - the author makes a case for those who believe in Peyotism to practice their religion unhampered by law or social stigma. It is hard to give this book anything but a five-star rating. It is a Doctoral Dissertation from Yale University which means that it is based on properly supervised field work and that the author has a thorough understanding of the Ethnographic literature on Totemic religion /5.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Slotkin, James Sydney, Peyote religion. New York: Octagon Books, , © (OCoLC) Peyote is a small cactus, rarely larger than 15 centimeters, found on both banks of the Rio Grande and in scattered places across Mexico. Mexican Indians have been using the narcotic plant for over 20 centuries to cure any number of ailments. Peyote is an extremely common medicine in Mexico and is sold at drug markets across the country.


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Peyote Religion is the answer for this ignorance of the subject. The hefty, page manuscript covers every aspect of the peyote religion, old and new." Omer Stewart "covers all topics relating to the plant, from eyewitness accounts of peyote ceremonies to the laws pertaining to possession of it.

His writing is lively and by: Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower plays a central role in most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round. The Huichols have been the most culturally persistent indigenous group in Mexico and have maintained their pre-Christian religion with only minimal accommodation to 4/5(3).

Peyote is a sacred entheogenic and endangered plant which has a long and rich religious tradition around it in the Americas. This book is a very well researched guide to the history of peyote use throughout North America -- from it's multicultural use and ceremonies (both white/colonizer and /5.

About the Author. David F. Aberle, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology in the University of British Columbia, is well known for his publications on the Navajo. In a new preface to this edition he describes the impact on Navaho peyotism of the U.s.

Supreme Court decision, the reduced supplies of Texas peyote, and the competition from evangelical by:   He discusses the specific politico-economic context and the crisis in the longtime struggle, and traces in detail the conflict of the traditional and the new religion." – Weston La Barre.

"A "David F. Aberle’s book on Navajo peyotism is by far the most comprehensive and complete of any on a North American tribe, and the Navajo nation is the 4/5(2). His book integrates a narrative history of the Peyote faith with analysis of its religious beliefs and practices—as well as its art and music—and an emphasis on the views of NAC by: 8.

A History. Author: Omer Call Stewart; Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Describes the peyote plant, the birth of peyotism in western Oklahoma, its spread from Indian Territory to Mexico, the High Plains, and the Far West, its role among such tribes as the Comanche, Kiowa, Kiowa-Apache, Caddo, Wichita, Delaware.

"David F. Aberle's book on Navajo peyotism is by far the most comprehensive and complete of any on a North American tribe, and the Navajo nation is the largest in the United States. He discusses the specific politico-economic context and the crisis in the longtime struggle, and traces in detail the conflict of the traditional and the new religion.".

Download PDF The Peyote Religion Among The Navaho book full free. The Peyote Religion Among The Navaho available for download and read online in other formats.

Peyote Religious Art book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An examination of the vibrant traditional and folk arts inspire /5.

Peyote religion: a history User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The Native American Church is the most rapidly growing religious movement on Western Indian reservations.

Because the consumption of peyote, a hallucinogenic cactus, is central, the religion has been Read full review5/5(1). "Peyote Religion is a masterful study of the history of peyotism.

A compendium of ethnographic and ethnohistorical data, rather than a theoretical exegesis, the book is now the definitive study of this important pan-tribal movement. The Peyote Road examines the history of the NAC, including its legal struggles to defend the controversial use of peyote.

Thomas C. Despite challenges by the federal government to restrict the use of peyote, the Native American Church, which uses the hallucinogenic cactus as a religious sacrament, has become the largest indigenous denomination among American Indians today/5.

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The Peyote Book: A Study of Native Medicine [Mount, Guy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Peyote Book: A Study of Native Medicine # in Religious Studies (Books) # in Native American Religion; Would you like to tell us 3/5(1). Peyote Religion: A History (Volume ) (The Civilization of the American Indian Series) Stewart, Omer C.

Published by University of Oklahoma Press (). People of the Peyote explores the Huichol Indians of Mexico, who are best known for their worship of the peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower plays a central role in most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round.

The Huichols have been the most culturally persistent indigenous group in Mexico and have maintained their pre-Christian religion with only minimal 5/5(1). Peyote Religion, formally recognized as the Native American Church (NAC), incorporates the ritual use of peyote, the small spineless peyote cactus Lophophora williamsii, into its spiritual and healing ceremonies.

The Peyote Ceremony is led by a recognized practitioner who is referred to as a Roadman, who is sponsored by an individual or family. The ritual objects and religious setting of the peyote religion provide core elements for the rich symbolism associated with the art of the Native American Church.

Featuring previously unpublished first-person narratives by practitioners of the religion and by artists, this book is the first to give a comprehensive examination of the art of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages illustrations, maps 27 cm. Series Title: Viking Fund publications in anthropology.

In this definitive work-a product of more than half a century of research and close observation-the noted anthropologist Omer C. Stewart provides a sweeping reconstruction of the rise of peyotism and the Native American Church. Although it is commonly known that the modern peyote religion Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations.

Contents: Introduction --The peyote cult --The Navaho: the beginning to --Livestock reduction, the first phase: --Livestock reduction, three phases: --Stock regulation, --The Navahos in the 's --The struggle over peyotism --The ritual of Navaho peyotism --Variations in ritual: V-way and.

Native peyotists perceive peyote as a sacrament, a medicine, and a teacher. In the introduction to his book,  The Peyote Effect: From the Inquisition to the War on Drugs, Alexander S. Dawson states that for the last years, non-Indians on both sides of the border have viewed indigenous peyotism with disgust, enchantment, or curiosity.