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  The Road of Life and Death:
A Ritual Drama of the American Indians
Paul Radin

Paperback | 1991 | $46.95 / £32.95 | ISBN: 9780691019161
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In this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience. Performed by medicine men upon the initiation of a member to their cult, this secret rite recapitulated the mythic origins and heroes of the Winnebago while integrating those present with the ancestral forces.

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