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The Sacred Circle

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1042 (16mm)
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York University, Toronto, Ontario: 16mm.
"Describes the spiritual world view of the Plains Indians and the function of the sacred pipe, sweetgrass and vision quest."

Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, VHS.


University of Waterloo Audiovisual Services Catalog.
"The circle is an important concept in Plains Indians' religious tradition. Here, it is shown that a sense of cycles underlies the attitudes regarding the creation of the earth and the role of mankind in creation, and that this is the spiritual basis for religious practices."