THE SPIRIT AND THE SKY: Lakota Visions of the Cosmos
Presents a survey of the ethnoastronomy of the nineteenth-century Lakotas and relates Lakota astronomy to their cultural practices and beliefs. Hollabaugh offers a detailed analysis of aspects of Lakota culture that have a bearing on Lakota astronomy, including telling time, their names for the stars and constellations, and the phenomena of meteor showers, eclipses, and more. Illus.
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 2816318