SAR Library Catalog
Chamberlain, Von Del.

When stars came down to earth : cosmology of the Skidi Pawnee Indians of North America / by Von Del Chamberlain. - Los Altos, Calif. : College Park, Md. : Ballena Press ; Center for Archaeoastronomy, University of Maryland, c1982.

270 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.

Ballena Press anthropological papers ; no. 26. .

Ballena Press anthropological papers ; no. 26. .

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [257]-261.

Preface -- Foreword -- Prologue -- The performers -- The cast of stars -- The setting: home made universe -- Staging: the Skidi Observational System -- Scenario on buckskin -- Epilogue.


Pawnee astronomy.
Pawnee Indians--Religion.
Indian astronomy--Great Plains.
Indians of North America--Religion.--Great Plains

520.97 / Cha 1982

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