Religions of the World: Native American Spirituality (1998)

Genres - Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Religions & Belief Systems  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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Narrated by Ben Kingsley, each installment in the Religions of the World series offers an in-depth investigation into the practices and theology of a major world religion. Through interviews with experts, examination of artifacts, and dramatic reenactments, the major facets of these faiths are brought to light and explicated. In this particular video, viewers will broadly investigate the myriad systems of belief of Native American groups. Included is a discussion of Aztec and Maya religion as well as that of Eskimos and Iroquois. Also considered is the way changing cultural circumstances have altered the religious lives of these people.

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agrarian, animism, Aztecs, ceremony, Eskimo, harvest, Iroquois, Maya, Native-American, ritual, spirituality