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Author Gourse, Leslie.

Title Native American courtship and marriage / Leslie Gourse.

Imprint Summertown, Tenn. : Native Voices, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    306.81089 GOU    Available
Description 127 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Native American courtship and marriage traditions. c2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview and introduction -- Literature : love poems and folklore -- Introduction to tribal wedding customs -- Wedding customs : the Hopi -- Wedding customs : the Navajo -- Wedding customs : the story of an Eastern Cherokee bride and Minnesota Sioux bridegroom -- Wedding customs : the Iroquois -- Wedding customs : the Oglala Sioux -- Celebrations of puberty -- Dances and powwows -- Food -- Fashions, jewelry, basketry, cloth weaving, and decorations -- Postscript : divorce and remarriage.
Subject Indians of North America -- Marriage customs and rites.
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies.
Indians of North America -- Clothing.
Courtship -- United States -- History.
Added Author Gourse, Leslie. Native American courtship and marriage traditions.
ISBN 1570671702 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $11.95

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