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Author Wenger, Tisa Joy, 1969-

Title We have a religion : the 1920s Pueblo Indian dance controversy and American religious freedom / Tisa Wenger.

Imprint Chapel Hill : Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 333 pages) : illustrations, map
Physical Medium polychrome.
Description data file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pueblos and Catholics in Protestant America -- Cultural modernists and Indian religion -- Land, sovereignty, and the modernist deployment of "religion" -- Dance is (not) religion : the struggle for authority in Indian affairs -- The implications of religious freedom -- Religious freedom and the category of religion into the twenty-first century.
Summary For Native Americans, religious freedom has been an elusive goal. From nineteenth-century bans on indigenous ceremonial practices to twenty-first-century legal battles over sacred lands, peyote use, and hunting practices, the U.S. government has often acted as if Indian traditions were somehow not truly religious and therefore not eligible for the constitutional protections of the First Amendment. In this book, Tisa Wenger shows that cultural notions about what constitutes "religion" are crucial to public debates over religious freedom. In the 1920s, Pueblo Indian leaders in New Mexic.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Language English.
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Subject Pueblo dance.
Pueblo Indians -- Religion.
Pueblo Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Christianity and culture -- Southwest, New.
Christianity and other religions -- Southwest, New.
Racism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Religious tolerance -- Southwest, New.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wenger, Tisa Joy, 1969- We have a religion. Chapel Hill : Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2009 9780807832622 0807832626 (DLC) 2008040651 (OCoLC)260231107
ISBN 9780807894217 (electronic bk.)
0807894214 (electronic bk.)
9781469605869 (electronic bk.)
1469605864 (electronic bk.)
9780807832622 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807859353 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0807832626 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807859354 (pbk. ; alk. paper)