Ruth Underhill published the songs she heard sung by Tohono O'odham [Papago] elders more than half a century ago, and Singing for Power has since become a classic of Native American literature.
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"Miss Underhill has given us here, in as accurate a free rendering as the structure of English permits, a group of songs which the Papago sing for power—to make themselves, so they think, better able to cope with the difficult environment in which they live."—The Nation
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Book Description Univ of California Pr, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110520033108