Kiowa Belief and Ritual

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Index
Á’daldá-gúăn (Scalp Dance), 163–64, 171
Adalpaguitain (White Coyote, White Fox), 140
Â’dal-pepte (Frizzlehead), 13, 15, 45, 139, 147, 148; and Eagle Shield dance, 178–79; powers lost by, 87; and the Sun Dance, 199, 211, 215, 220, 266; as Taime shield owner, 182, 267
Ädaltóyui (Young Sheep Society), 187
Adams, Charles, 264
A’dáte (Island-man), 47
Adobe Walls, 51
Adobe Walls trading post, 258
Adɔyete (Big Tree), 81, 185
adultery, 204, 217, 228
Afraid of Bears, 151, 272
age, visions and, 88
Aho (Florence Mammedaty), 261
Ahtone, Jim (Wooden Club), 30, 80, 81; descendants of, 32; as medicine man, 99, 110; sorcery practiced by, 104; on Tonakɔt, 107
Ahtone, Libby Littlechief, 193
Aise’oi, 152
Aitson, Amos, 134, 190
Aitson, Lucius, 162, 267
alcohol, 25, 31
Alexander Lesser Collection, 277–78
altar: buffalo-chip, 62, 146; Sun Dance, 198, 213, 233–34
Ambush The Enemy, 267
American Legion, 24
American Museum of Natural History, 3, 6; publications, 6, 11
amphibians, 80
Anadarko OK, xiv, 26
the “Anadarko affair,” 258–59
Anadarko American Indian Exposition, 306n85
Ananthy, 299n155
Anderson, Barbara, 97
animals: birds, 66–71; humans dominating, 73; lower-world, 73–78, 79– 80; power and, 33, 59, 61
animatism, 60, 61
animism, 60–61
Anko (In the Middle of Many Tracks), 13, 45
Ansóte. See Onsokyapta (Long Foot)
Antelope power, 78
ants, 54
Apaches, Lipan: emergence myths of, 55
Apaches, Plains: spirituality of, 3, 9, 270; at the Sun Dance, 220; territory of, 39. See also KCA (Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache) alliance
Apekaum, Charley (Charcoal), xvii, 12, 21, 26; on animal powers, 80; attitude of, to anthropology, 22–23;

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations viii
  • Kiowa Pronunciations ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xix
  • Introduction - Ethnographic Studies of Plains Indian Religions 1
  • 1 - Kiowa History, 1832–1868 35
  • 2 - Kiowa Beliefs and Concepts of the Universe 53
  • 3 - Acquiring, Maintaining, and Manifesting Power 85
  • 4 - Bundles, Shields, and Societies 137
  • 5 - The Kiowa Sun Dance 197
  • Conclusion - The Collapse of the Horse and Buffalo Culture and the Sun Dance 251
  • Appendix - Kiowa Sun Dance Chronology, 1833–1890 281
  • Notes 287
  • Bibliography 313
  • Index 335
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