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Nature's Law
Spiritual Life, Governance, Culture, Traditions, Resources, Context and Background
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Ceremony

Secrecy

Variety of 'Sacred' Moments

Dominance of
the Pipe

Meanings of
Sacred Pipe

Western Use of Language

Personal
Responsibility

Other Ways
of Speaking
and Knowing

Sources

Visual representation of nature's laws

Joseph Epes Brown and Emily Cousins, Eds. Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001

J. Dumont, Aboriginal Peoples and Justice. Ottawa, ON: Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, 1992.

J. Dumont, Kinoomaadwinan: Teaching for the Mississaugahs of the New Credit First Nation Council. Missassaugha: Port Credit First Nation, 1993.

Michelene Pesantubbee, "Religious Studies at the Margins: Decolonizing our Minds" drawn from Culture Revitalization and Indigenization of Churches Among the Choctaw of Oklahoma. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994.

Karl W. Luckert, Navajo Mountain Bridge and Rainbow Bridge Religion. Flagstaff, AZ; Museum of Northern Arizona, 1977.

Berverley Diamond, M. Sam Cronk, and Franziska von Rosen, Visions of Sound: Musical Instruments of First Nations Communities in Northeastern America. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1994.

Jordan Paper, Offering Smoke: The Sacred Pipe and Native American Religion. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho Press, 1988.

Ake Hultkrantz, "Ritual in Native North America." In Native Religious Traditions. Earle H. Waugh and K.Dad Prithipaul, Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University, 1979.

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