Songs of the Teton Sioux - Harry W. Paige PhD

Songs of the Teton Sioux

Author: Harry W. Paige PhD


  • Publication Date: 2014-06-24
  • Category: Americas

Summary

The beautiful and mysterious song of the Sioux is a carefully crafted and highly individualized ritual performed to invoke the strength of the spirits in order to harness the power of nature. In this, the first literary study of a fascinating tradition, Dr. Harry W. Paige immerses himself in the Sioux society and culture to unlock the mystery of this enchanting ritual. Passionate and intoxicating, Songs of the Teton Sioux will astound and fascinate scholar and casual reader alike. The voice of their people may be fading, but the powerful songs of the Sioux will live on forever.

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