The Mescalero Puberty Ceremony

Thunder Rides A Black Horse
Thunder Rides A Black Horse
Thunder Rides A Black Horse Mescalero Apaches and the Mythic Present Brian Lamar ANT 221-001 Keith Stephenson October 16, 1995 I feel that what Claire Farrer means by living in the mythic present is that although most Indian culture is perceived long to have been different, it is in fact very live and active today. I will give specific examples from her book, Thunder Rides a Black Horse, to support my arguments of what the mythic present actually means and list many examples of events that
Van Gennep's Rites of Passage Durkheim and Turner's Theory of Commun
Van Gennep's Rites of Passage Durkheim and Turner's Theory of Commun
Van Gennep's Rites of Passage, Durkheim and Turner's Theory of Communitas I. Classify using Van Gennep's categories and point out aspects which would be of particular interest to Turner and to Chapple and Coons. The Mescalero girls' puberty ceremony is an example of a Rite of Passage, a ceremony that marks the transition of an individual from one stage of life to another (Chapple and Coons, p. 484). The ceremony marks the transition from girl to mother of a nation (p.252). The ritual serve