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Author Bahr, Donald M.

Title How mockingbirds are [electronic resource] : O'odham ritual orations / Donald Bahr.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 171 pages) : illustrations.
Series North American native peoples, past and present
North American native peoples, past and present.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index.
Contents Introduction: The O'odham mockingbird texts, the background, and the argument -- The origin stories behind the wine drinks -- The ceremonies -- The speeches -- The mockingbird, big talker or rain doctor? -- Summary and conclusions -- Appendix 1: Two non-O'odham stories for comparison -- Appendix 2: Vanyiko's matches for all of the portions of Thin Leather's speech -- Appendix 3: Chart of the texts; orations and stories.
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Subject Tohono O'odham Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies.
Tohono O'odham Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Pima Indians -- Arizona -- Rites and ceremonies.
Pima Indians -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian -- Arizona.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Indian mythology -- Arizona.
Indian mythology -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Arizona -- Social life and customs.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Bahr, Donald M. How mockingbirds are. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2011 9781438435251 (DLC) 2010031934 (OCoLC)656556142
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