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By Suzanne Owen

Native american citizens and Canadians are mostly romanticised or sidelined figures in smooth society. Their spirituality has been appropriated on a comparatively huge scale through Europeans and non-Native american citizens, with little predicament for the variety of local American evaluations. Suzanne Owen deals an perception into appropriation that may convey a brand new figuring out and point of view to those debates.

This very important quantity collects jointly those key debates from the final 25 years and units them in context, analyses local American objections to appropriations in their spirituality and examines ‘New Age’ practices according to local American spirituality.

The Appropriation of local American Spirituality includes the findings of fieldwork one of the Mi’Kmaq of Newfoundland at the sharing of ceremonies among local americans and primary countries, which highlights a side of the controversy that has been under-researched in either anthropology and non secular reports: that local American discourses concerning the breaking of ‘protocols’, ideas at the participation and function of ceremonies, is on the middle of objections to the appropriation of local American spirituality.

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