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Honoring Elders

Aging, Authority, and Ojibwe Religion

Honoring Elders( )
Author: McNally, Michael D.
Series title:Religion and American Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-51825-3
Publication Date:Aug 2009
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $33.99
Book Description:

Like many Native Americans, Ojibwe people esteem the wisdom, authority, and religious significance of old age, but this respect does not come easily or naturally. It is the fruit of hard work, rooted in narrative traditions, moral vision, and ritualized practices of decorum that are comparable in sophistication to those of Confucianism. Even as the dispossession and policies of assimilation have threatened Ojibwe peoplehood and have targeted the traditions and the elders who embody it,...
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Book Details
Pages:408
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Social Science / Gerontology
Religion / Ethnic & Tribal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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