Detailed descriptions of the wedding customs of the Hopi, Lakota, Iroquois, Oglala and others include specific ways to incorporate aspects of these traditions through ceremony, dress, food, and jewelry into today's modern weddings.
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Now deceased, Leslie Gourse was a freelance writer and biographer of jazz greats, including Louis Armstrong, Nat "King" Cole, Art Blakey, Wynton Marsalis, Thelonious Monk, Joe Williams, Billie Holliday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, and authored more than 20 books about jazz. She also wrote a half-a dozen non-jazz related titles including Pocahantas: Young Peacemaker.Review:
Here is a helpful guide for adapting and incorporating traditional Native American marriage customs into today's modern weddings. Descriptions of weddings of the Hopi, Lakota, Iroquois, Oglala, and others provide a historic sense of Native traditions. Includes helpful hints on how to weave Native customs, clothing, jewelry, and crafts into today's ceremonies, as well as recipes for traditional dishes to serve at receptions.
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Book Description Hippocrene Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110781807689
Book Description Hippocrene Books, New York, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 176 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. New book. NATIVE AMERICANS. This informative and fascinating book is the perfect resource for brides and grooms who want to learn about Native American courtship and marriage customs from centuries past. Helpful ideas and hints throughout explain how to incorporate traditions into a modern day wedding ceremony. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Marriage, American Indians, Leslie Gourse, Native Americans, Courtship). book. Bookseller Inventory # 86305X1
Book Description Hippocrene Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0781807689
Book Description Hippocrene Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0781807689 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1274798