American Indian Religious Traditions: An Encyclopedia

American Indian Religious Traditions: An Encyclopedia

Combining the work of Native Americans and non-Native scholars, this reference work explores indigenous North American religions, religious practices, and rituals.

• 150+ entries including extensive entries that address complex key ideas and pan-tribal movements, placing them within their historical and contemporary contexts
• Comprehensive lists of further readings for each entry that provide the reader resources for deeper research
• Illustrations including photos of community members, prominent places within traditional sacred geographies, regalia, basketry, traditional artwork, and more
• Maps detailing tribal homelands, sidebars providing background of regional groups, and a listing of recognized tribes