People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History,Religion & Survival

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This book explores the culture of the Huichol Indians of Mexico. The Huichols are best known outside Mexico for their worship of the peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower is pivotal to most Huichol observances of the…

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This book explores the culture of the Huichol Indians of Mexico. The Huichols are best known outside Mexico for their worship of the peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower is pivotal to most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round. Contributions in this volume analize Huichol ethnography, ethnohistory, shamanism, religion, mythology, art, ethnobotany, society, and other topics.