Oglala Religion

Oglala Religion

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This study seeks to explain how one group of Native Americans, the Oglala Sioux, has preserved its social and cultural identity despite formidable attempts by the U.S. government to eliminate tribal societies. Treating continuity and change as two aspects of the same phenomenon. It focuses on the nature of the uniquely Oglala values that persist, their modes of cultural expression, and the process by which they are replicated.