Mide'wiwin: Grand Medicine Society of the Ojibway

Mide'wiwin: Grand Medicine Society of the Ojibway

by Walter James James Hoffman

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Overview

The Midewiwin is the society of the Mide or Shamans, popularly designated as the Grand Medicine Society. It is found in many Algonkin tribes. Its ritual, and the traditions of Indian genesis and cosmogony, constitute a powerful religion.

Originally published in 1891 in the Bulletin of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Seventh Annual Report, 1885-1886.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410222961
Publisher: Press Holdings International, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2005
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 1,189,673
Product dimensions: 0.47(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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