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The religion of the Luiseño Indians of southern California

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Published by The University Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Luiseño Indians -- Religion,
  • Diegueño Indians -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Constance Goddard Du Bois.
    SeriesUniversity of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology,, v. 8, no. 3, June 27, 1908, University of California publications., v. 8, no. 3.
    ContributionsKroeber, A. L. 1876-1960
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.L9 D8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[69]-186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6999467M
    LC Control Number08023147
    OCLC/WorldCa3417473

    The very words "California Indian Basketry" bring before one's mind a dazzling profusion of styles and conjure up images of spectacular contrast The principal Yuman tribes in this Colorado region are the Mohave and the Yuma. In addition there is a distinctive mourning ceremony held annually for important men. Participation in the ceremony is effected by receipt of a membership-string or necklace, both the receipt and return of which are marked by payments or presents.

    This of course is a common procedure in the Plains and in part on the North Pacific Coast. Mourning observances were almost always carried further by the women than men. Serra too was an inquisitor. This was the Spanish name for the tribe. The resulting mush was then cooked as is or baked into a cracker-like bread. This object might be a bit of hair, a stick, an insect or small reptile, a piece of bone, deer sinew, or almost any other material.

    What was Luiseno clothing like? The most conspicuous or best known of these special modifications it is the purpose of the remainder of this paper to consider. He's at the very least deeply associated with the state. Acorns grow on oak trees, and they are gathered in the fall.


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The religion of the Luiseño Indians of southern California book

The mythology of the Shoshonean Mission Indians was not essentially different from that of the other Indians of Southern California. The very words "California Indian Basketry" bring before one's mind a dazzling profusion of styles and conjure up images of spectacular contrast They would also trade shells, seashore items, animal hides and herbs during this time.

At some of these ceremonies images representing the dead, and recalling those of the Maidu far to the north, were burned. Mission is the story of Web, a young Kumeyaay Indian bride whose life and dreams are shattered when the Spanish padres and army leatherjackets invade Southern California Peaceful nature: War and conflicts were uncommon in California.

Dry blue flowers litter the ground beneath the bush How is the Luiseno Indian nation organized? On the whole, however, this deliberate method of acquiring shamanistic power is not common, nor, as has already been stated, would it be in accord with the generally lower intensity of religious feeling among the California Indians as compared with those of most other parts of the continent.

The floggings ranged from ten lashes up to fifty which could prove fatal. Rather, our intent is also to identify those characteristics that may be broadly comparable to other regions of the U.

The women learned how to weave blankets, make soap and candles, and do laundry. Toward morning the numerous articles displayed on the poles are taken down and burned. In Central California these dances, like the initiation ceremonies, have disappeared to a much greater extent than the mourning ceremonies, and where they survive have often been more or less influenced by modern ideas.

The recent victory of the Indian and non-Indian coalition fighting to stop a ski resort on Mount Shasta is a major development in the politics of native heritage preservation in California. Our goal is to start developing new projects, presentations and publications that detail our work. Medicine-men usually acquired their power by dreaming, sometimes by visions while alone.

There is a Taikomol ceremony in which this character is impersonated, and which is shamanistic at least to the degree of being performed to cure an individual of sickness.

In Northwestern California the naming of the dead could be compensated for only by the payment of a considerable sum. Can you recommend a good book for me to read?

An elaborate hanging feather head-dress, a belt, a pipe for smoking, and another for sucking, are the constant paraphernalia of the medicine-man. The Karok, who live immediately upstream from the Yurok on the Klamath, held the Deerskin and Jumping dances at three places.

Their geographical nearness and intercourse with the Hopi and other southwestern tribes, among whom ritualism and symbolism find perhaps their highest development on the continent north of Mexico, would certainly justify a contrary expectation.

Even the Brush dance is not fully of a tribal character, inasmuch as it is performed for the benefit of a single individual, a sick child, although it is participated in by an entire village with the assistance of visitors from others, and though there seems to be a desire to perform the ceremony at least once a year in each of the larger villages.

Among the Yuki his power, as that of the rattlesnake, was associated with the sun; among the Maidu with the thunder.In accordance with Federal Civil Rights Law, San Luis Coastal Unified School District is prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age.

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