Native American Religion

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chill2014
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Native American Religion
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2011-12-07 05:17:22
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Nativie American religion REL 101
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REL 101 Exam 4
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  1. Name some stereotypes about Native Americans
    • Team mascots (Redskins and Braves)
    • Casino Indian
    • Sweat lodges
  2. Marshall trilogy
    • 1934 Indian Reorganization Act
    • 1950s tribal relocation acts
    • 1970s American Indian Movement (AIM)
  3. Traditional Native Religion
    • Land based religion
    • Resistance against colonialism
    • Nationhood
  4. The types of Native American Religions
    • Traditional Religion
    • Peyote Religion
    • Christianity
  5. Shamanism
    • Mediator
    • Medicine man or woman
    • Rituals
  6. Characteristics of Native American Religion
    • Oral tradition
    • Animism
    • Reverence toward natural world
    • Time is cyclical
    • Ancestors
    • Rites of passage
    • Taboo
    • Libation
    • divination
  7. Native Religions Today
    • New Age Movement
    • Eco Movement
    • Oral versus written traditions
  8. The year 2012
    • December 21, 2012
    • Mayan long –count calendar ends
    • The calendar resets at zero – cyclical time
    • Mayans do not believe this

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