Medicine (Acquisition and Application); Individual Ceremonialism (Fasting, Sweat, Sundance, Pipe); Lodges (Tipi); Social Status and the Coups System; Kinship, Family and the Give Away: The Apsaalooke/Crow and the Plains
Dates: March 8 - 29 (5 sessions)
Lecture Handouts and Supplementals:
Counting Coups (9 min., the modern day example of Joe Medicine Crow, a segment from the Ken Burns' 2007 documentary on World War II, "The War," takes place in 1944 France.)
Handgame (65 min., a 2000 Larry Johnson film)
Sundance Way (57 min., as told by Tom Yellowtail, a 2007 film)
Vision Quest (4 min., as told by Tom Yellowtail, a 2007 film)
Circle of the Sun (29 min., this classic 1960 film tells the story of the Blood Sundance through the eyes of Pete Standing Alone.
Standing Alone (57 min., this 1982 film chronicles a 25-year period in the life of Pete Standing Alone, from his oil-rig and rodeo rider days, to his the present day attempts are preserving his Blood traditions and spiritual ways.
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