Upward Moving and Emergence Way
Upward Moving or Emergence Way is one of the central healing ceremonials. Upward Moving Way-relating the origin of the Navajos, their emergence from '' down there'' into this world. This volume publishes fully, for the first time, the ceremonial as Father Berard Haile recorded it in English in 1908. It describes as well a five-night performance of the ceremonial that Father Berard observed in 1908 and includes sketches by the informant and drawings of elements of the sand paintings associated with the ritual.
Fine condition. 238 pages. Softcover. Black & white illustrations & diagrams throughout. Bright covers with only marginal wear to edges. Clean, unmarked copy. almost like new inside text. University of Nebraska Publication.