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The individual and tradition : folkloristic perspectives
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ISBN: 1283235986 9786613235985 0253005663 Year: 2011 Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press,

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Profiles of artists and performers from around the world form the basis of this innovative volume that explores the many ways individuals engage with, carry on, revive, and create tradition. Leading scholars in folklore studies consider how the field has addressed the relationship between performer and tradition and examine theoretical issues involved in fieldwork and the analysis and dissemination of scholarship in the context of relationships with the performers. These vivid case studies exemplify th


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Choctaw Prophecy : A Legacy for the Future
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ISBN: 0817384154 Year: 2003 Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,

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This intriguing study explores the power and artistry of prophecy among the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, who use predictions about the future to interpret the world around them. This book challenges the common assumption that American Indian prophecy was an anomaly of the 18th and 19th centuries that resulted from tribes across the continent reacting to the European invasion. Tom Mould's study of the contemporary prophetic traditions of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians reveals a much larger system of prophecy that continues today as a vibrant part of the


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Latter-day Lore : Mormon Folklore Studies
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ISBN: 1607812851 Year: 2013 Publisher: Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press,

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