ERIC Number: EJ716636
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-22
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From Delirium to Coherence: Shamanism and Medicine Plants in Silko's "Ceremony"
Weso, Thomas F.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v28 n1 p53 Win 2004
A nondescript rock shelter in Texas provides the evidence for shamanism in Leslie Marmon Silko's novel, "Ceremony". There, archaeologists found identifiable images of antlered human figures and entheogenic plant substances, which are medicinal plants, associated with shamanistic practices.
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Novels, Archaeology, Authors, American Indian History, American Indian Culture, Medicine
UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 3220 Campbell Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1548. Web site: http://www.books.aisc.ucla.edu.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Texas