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Introduction To Zuni Fetishism RUTH F KIRK

Introduction To Zuni Fetishism


Other works by RUTH F KIRK

Publication: Archaeological Institute of America, 1943, Santa Fe

Reprint. Stiff Printed Wrappers. 65pp. Several illustrations. A scholarly work originally reprinted from El Palacio, Vol. L. nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. June-October, 1943. "This work studies twenty-five different pieces which were collected by the Laboratory of Anthropology and thoroughly documented. Classified into ten categories from hunting fetishes—the most common both today and in the past—to witchcraft and punishment fetishes, the study of these fetishes brings an expanded understanding to the examination of this aspect of Zuni religion and ceremonialism. The author describes the homes of the fetishes, those pottery jars where the fetishes feed and reside. These most sacred vessels are described using interview notes from anonymous members of the pueblo whose narratives provide significant insight into the lives and minds of the Zuni people." A near fine copy.

Inventory Number: 50525