By Suzanne Owen
Native americans and Canadians are mostly romanticised or sidelined figures in smooth society. Their spirituality has been appropriated on a comparatively huge scale by means of Europeans and non-Native american citizens, with little predicament for the range of local American critiques. Suzanne Owen deals an perception into appropriation that might convey a brand new knowing and standpoint 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 in line with 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 international locations, which highlights a facet of the talk that has been under-researched in either anthropology and spiritual experiences: that local American discourses in regards to the breaking of ‘protocols’, principles at the participation and function of ceremonies, is on the middle of objections to the appropriation of local American spirituality.
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