Christian Missions in 1817

November 18, 2019 admin 0

The early nineteenth century was a period in which American Indians came into contact with non-Indian explorers and missionaries. Unlike the early explorers who simply […]

American Indian Religions in 1917

November 17, 2019 admin 0

During the first part of the twentieth century, the United States continued in its efforts to assimilate American Indians into an English-speaking, Christian European culture. […]

Mormons and Indians

November 14, 2019 admin 0

When the European explorers, soldiers, missionaries, and colonists arrived in the Americas, they viewed the world through the lens of Christianity. Encountering peoples who were […]

Yup’ik Masks

November 5, 2017 admin 0

For the Central Alaska Yup’ik Eskimo, spirituality was focused largely on the need to secure food for hunting. As with other animistic hunting peoples, animals […]

Plateau Indian Spirituality

October 22, 2017 admin 0

The Plateau Culture Area is the area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and Western Montana. From […]