Zuñi Ritual Poetry

Zuñi Ritual Poetry

Ruth L. Bunzel

This book is a detailed ethnographic account of Zuñi religious beliefs and practices, taken from The Forty-Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1929-1930, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Chapters include: Prayers to the Ancients; Prayers to the sun; Prayers to the Uwanammi; Prayers of the war cult; Prayers and chants of priests of masked gods; and, Prayers of the medicine cult.