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  • Urban American Indian youth spirituality and religion: A latent class analysis.
    Kulis, Stephen S., and Monica Tsethlikai (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 677-697.

    Based on data from Native American middle school students in Phoenix, Arizona. Connection with traditional Native American religious traditions predicts better school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Native American Church; Native Americans; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Students, primary
  • Religio-Spiritual Participation in Two American Indian Populations.
    Garroutte, Eva Marie, Janette Beals, Heather Orton Anderson, Jeffrey A. Henderson, Patricia Nez-Henderson, Jacob Thomas, Calvin Croy, and Spero M. Manson (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 17-37

    Analyzes 1997-99 interview data from two tribal areas of Native Americans--one in he Southwest and one in the northern plains. Some respondents identified with indigenous spiritualities, some with Christianity, some with the Native American Church. Presents correlates of participation frequency; strong belief was the closest correlate.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Native Americans; Practice
  • Indigenous supports for recovery from alcoholism and drug abuse: The Native American Church.
    Prue, Bob (2013)
    Journal of Ethnic and Culural Diversity in Social Work 22:3/4: 271-287.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Native Americans; Native American Church; Alcohol
  • Spirituality and religion: Intertwined protective factors for substance use among urban American Indian youth.
    Kulis, Stephen, David R. Hodge, Stephanie L. Ayers, Eddie F. Brown, and Flavio F. Marsiglia (2012)
    American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 38:5: 444-449.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Native Americans; Spirituality; Youth; Drug
  • Principle: The Hummingbird and the Sloth.
    HedgeCoke, Allison A. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:4: 362-383.

    Appreciation of native American cultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans
  • Religiosity and Spiritual Engagement in Two American Indian Populations.
    Garroutte, Eva Marie, Janette Beals, Ellen M. Keane, Carol Kaufman, Paul Spicer, Jeff Henderson, Patricia N. Henderson, Christina M. Mitchell, Spero M. Manson, et al. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:480-500.

    Surveys of Native Americans show salience of aboriginal, Native American, and Christian religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Pluralism
  • Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnographies in the Nineteenth Century.
    Smoak, Gregory Ellis (2006)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Interprets with identity theory rather than revitalization & deprivation theories.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Ghost Dance; Native Americans
  • Résistance et conversion des Anishinaabeg au christianisme: bricolage, rupture ou coupure?
    Servais, Olivier (2005)
    Social Compass 52:3: 331-336.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Conversion; Historical; Native Americans; Native Canadians
  • 'They Told What Happened on the Road': Narrative and the Construction of Experiential Knowledge on the Pilgrimage to Chimayo, New Mexico.
    Holmes-Rodman, Paula Elizabeth (2004)
    In Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman (eds.) Intersecting Journesy. The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press pp. 24-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Pilgrimage; Latino Americans; Native Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico, Chimayo
  • Against Culture: Development, Politics, and Religion in Indian Alaska.
    Dombrowski, Kirk (2001)
    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

    Conversion to Pentecostalism by some Native Americans in Alaska led to conflict with those seeking to preserve their traditional culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; United States, Alaska; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Alcohol; Conflict
  • Ritual Healing and the Politics of Identity in Contemporary Navajo Society.
    Csordas, Thomas J. (1999)
    American Ethnologist 26:1: 3-5.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Politics, U.S.A.; Native Americans; Navajo; Healing
  • Possible Criteriological Categories Used in the Judgment of the Authenticity of Shamanism.
    Jensen, Alan F. (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI press, pp. 191-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Native Americans
  • Becoming and Remaining a People: Native American Religions on the Northern Plains.
    Harrod, Howard L. (1995)
    Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans
  • Mormons and Indians: Beliefs, Policies, Programs, and Practices.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., and Stan L. Albrecht (1994)
    In Marie Cornwall, Tim b. Heaton, and Lawrence A. Young (eds.), Contemporary Mormonism. Social Science Perspectives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 287-309.

    Summarizes the Mormon tradition of pro-Native American policy & missions; evaluates 1981 interview data on a foster family program that located Native American children near schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon; Native Americans; Missions; Children
  • Evaluation of an Indian Student Placement Program.
    Chadwick, Bruce A., Stan L. Albrecht, and Howad M. Bahr (1994)
    Social Casework 67:9: 515-524.

    Analyzes 1981 interview data from Native Americans who in childhood had been placed in Mormon families near schools, & a control group.

    Associated Search Terms: Children; Evaluation research; Mormon, U.S.A.; Native Americans
  • Views from the Pews: Hispanic and Anglo Catholics in a Changing Church.
    Hughes, Cornelius G. (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:4: 364-375.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from Catholic church attenders in a southwest U.S. diocese; focuses on perceived ministry needs in the face of a clergy shortage.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Experiencing Religious Rituals: A Schutzian Analysis of Navajo Ceremonies.
    Spickard, James V. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:2: 191-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Music; Ritual; Navajo; Native Americans
  • We Shall Live Again. The 1870 and 1890 Ghost Dance Movements as Demographic Revitalization.
    Thornton, Russell (1986)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revitalization movement; Native Americans; Ghost Dance; Demography
  • Shaman: Patterns of Siberian and Ojibway Healing.
    Grim, John A. (1983)
    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Native Americans; Russia, Siberia; Healing
  • Demographic Antecedents of Tribal Participation in the 1870 Ghost Dance Movement.
    Thornton, Russell (1982)
    American Indian Culture and Research Journal 6: 79-91.

    Associated Search Terms: Revitalization movement; Demography; Native Americans; Ghost Dance
  • Demographic Antecedents of a Revitalization Movement: Population Change, Population Size, and the 1890 Ghost Dance.
    Thornton, Russell (1981)
    American Sociological Review 46:1: 88-96.

    The movement occurred at the time of the Native American population's nadir & sought to return the dead to life; tribal participation data show the importance of tribal population sizes.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Ghost Dance; Demography; Revitalization movement
  • The Underprivileged and Roman Catholic Education.
    Buetow, Harold A. (1971)
    Journal of Negro Education 40:4: 373-389.

    Historical overview, focusing on Catholic native American & black education in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Native Americans; African Americans; Stratification; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Navaho Witchcraft.
    Kluckhon, Clyde (1967)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Navajo; Witch
  • Red Man's Religion. Belief and Practice of the Indians North of Mexico.
    Underhill, Ruth Murray (1965)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Surveys the indigenous people's religions in what is now Canada & the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Native Canadians; United States; Native Americans
  • The Religions of the Oppressed. A Study of Modern Messianic Cults, Translated by Lisa Sergio.
    Lanternari, Vittorio (1963)
    New York: Knopf.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Messian; Cargo cult; Africanist
  • Religious Reorganization among the Montana Blackfeet.
    Spitzer, Allen, and Mary L. Spitzer (1960)
    Review of Religious Research 2:1: 19-35.

    Observes syncretism of Catholic & native American religions among the Montana Blackfeet, especially among the older age groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Native Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Folk religion
  • Time, Magic, and Asceticism: A Comparative Study of Time Perspectives.
    Wax, Murray Lionel (1959)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Cultural comparison of the Pawnee Native Americans & the ancient Hebrews/Jews, based mostly on secondary sources.

    Associated Search Terms: Rationalization; Hebrew; Native Americans; Comparative; Asceticism; Magic; Time
  • Indian Shakers. A Messianic Cult of the Pacific Northwest.
    Barnett, Homer Garner (1957)
    Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

    Portrays a new Christian religion among native Americans in Washington State & the surrounding region, that emerged in the late 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Native Americans; Messian; New religions; United States, Washington
  • Religion Among the Primitives.
    Goode, William J. (1951)
    Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press.

    Based on anthropological literature concerning the Dahomey, Murngin, Manus, Tikopia, and Zuñi peoples.

    Associated Search Terms: Primitive; Functionalism; Zuñi (Native American group); Murngin (Australia ethnic group); Comparative; Dahomey; Integration (cultural); Manus (Melanesian ethnic group); Tikopia (Polynesian ethnic group)
  • The Keresan Holy Rollers: An Adaptation to American Individualism.
    Hawley, Florence (1948)
    Social Forces 26:3: 272-280.

    Studies a small Holy Roller group in an otherwise Catholic Pueblo (Keresan) community, 1932 & after.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; United States, New Mexico; Individualism; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Native Americans
  • Acculturation and Messianic Movements.
    Barber, Bernard (1941)
    American Sociological Review 6: 663-669.

    Consideration of messianic movements among native Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Acculturation; Native Americans
  • A Socio-Cultural Interpretation of the Peyote Cult.
    Barber, Bernard (1941)
    American Anthropologist 43: 673-675.

    Sees the peyote cult as a substitute for the failed Ghost Dance movement, in addressing the social disorganization of the native Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Peyote
  • Messiahs of South America./Les messies de l'Amérique du Sud.
    Métraux, Alfred (1941)
    Inter-American Quarterly 3:2: 53-60./Archives de sociologie des religions 4 (1957): 108-1123.

    Recounts anecdotal evidence of an undercurrent of messianic belief among South American native peoples.

    Associated Search Terms: Native peoples, South America; Messian; Native South Americans; Latin America
  • Collective Autism as a Consequence of Culture Contact: Notes on Religious Training and the Peyote Cult at Taos.
    Lasswell, Harold D. (1935)
    Zeitschrift für Sozialforschung 4: 232-247.

    Peyote use was introduced into the Pueblo in the early 20th century; it was inconsistent with the sober Pueblo culture, but spread as a response to social deprivation.

    Associated Search Terms: Pueblo; Deprivation; Peyote; Native Americans
  • The Penitentes: A Folk Observance.
    Watters, Mary (1927)
    Social Forces 6:2: 253-256.

    Describes public penances & passion plays in New Mexico, representing a syncretism of Catholic & Native American traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Popular religion; Syncretism; Mexican Americans; United States, New Mexico; Penance; Catholic, U.S.A.; Penitentes
  • Peyote, the Giver of Visions.
    Cavan, Ruth Shonle (1925)
    American Anthropologist 27: 53-75.

    Traces the history & status of the peyote cult; sees it spreading by networks that were established in the ghost dance movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Ghost Dance; Network; Peyote; Native Americans; Diffusion
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