Paiute Indians -- Religion

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Prayer for Sven [Liljeblad]

Identifier: 91-21
Abstract Healing prayer by Wuzzie George was invoked to cure Liljeblad of a fever. This presentation includes two photographs of Wuzzie and was assembled as a Christmas remembrance by Astrid Liljeblad in 1990.

Shamanism in Western America: a Study in Cultural Relationships

Identifier: NC1077
Abstract Work based on ethnographic study of Paviotso (Paiute) Indians of western Nevada; purpose was to ascertain those interrelationships of tribal cultures reflected in a single localized shamanistic complex.,Typescript ms with printer's notes; developed from author's PH.D. dissertation (Yale).

The Jack Wilson Story

Identifier: NC03
Abstract Storekeeper in Yerington, Nevada and longtime acquaintance and secretary of Wovoka. Brief biography of the Paiute Indian Wovoka (Jack Wilson), prophet of the Ghost Dance.