Chapter 2 Suggested Readings, Weblinks, and Other Media


Brown, Joseph Epes. Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Tradition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 

DeLoria, Vine Jr. God Is Red: A Native View of Religion. New York: Dell, 2003. 

Gill, Sam. Native American Religions: An Introduction. Boston: Thomson Wadsworth, 2005. 

Hirschfelder, Arlene, and Paulette Molin. An Encyclopedia of Native American Religions. New York: Facts on File, 1992. 

Kehoe, Alice Beck. The Ghost Dance: Ethnohistory and Revitalization. Long Grove, IL: Waveland, 2006. 

Neihardt, John G., and Black Elk. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux. Omaha: University of Nebraska Press, 1961. 

Silko, Leslie Marmon. Ceremony. 1988.


American Academy of Religion— 


National Museum of the American Indian— 

National Archives—


In the Light of Reverence (2001) 72 min., Independent Television Service in association with Native American Public Telecommunications and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Popol Vuh: The Creation Myth of the Maya (1989) 60 min., 

Native-American Religions (2007) 27 min.,  

In Beauty I Walk: The Navajo Way to Harmony (2002) 28 min., 

Kinaalda: A Navajo Rite of Passage (2000) 56 min., Women Make Movies. 

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