Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Teaser Tuesday: Songs of Power and Prayer in the Columbia Plateau

After the buffalo hunt, the Coeur d'Alene set out for their permanent winter camp in what is now known as Kingston, Idaho. According to the oral record, Circling Raven conducted a medicine dance that year, fulfilling a vision experienced some twenty years prior in which he had been told of Jesus and his resurrection.
-- Songs of Power and Prayer in the Columbia Plateau: The Jesuit, the Medicine Man, and the Indian Hymn Singer by Chad S. Hamill, published by OSU Press.

This is a really interesting story about the connections between music, religion, and Native American spirituality.

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event. 

1 comment :

Tea said...

It's good to read about his knowledge of Jesus and the resurrection. I love your Teaser.

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