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The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees - Dr James Mooney

The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees

Paperback Published: 22nd April 2010
ISBN: 9781438595412
Number Of Pages: 134

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James Mooney (1861-1921) was an American ethnographer who lived for several years among the Cherokee. He worked on major studies of Southeastern Indians, as well as those on the Great Plains. In 1885 he began working with the Bureau of American Ethnology at Washington, D.C. The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1885-1886 contains selected from a collection of about six hundred, obtained on the Cherokee reservation in North Carolina. Subjects include medicine, love, hunting, fishing, war, self-protection, destruction of enemies, witchcraft, the crops, the council, the ball play. They formulas embody almost the whole of the ancient religion of the Cherokees.

ISBN: 9781438595412
ISBN-10: 1438595417
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Published: 22nd April 2010
Publisher: Book Jungle
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.1  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.25

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