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    The 1870 Ghost Dance

    The 1870 Ghost Dance was a significant but too often disregarded transformative historical movement with particular impact on the Native peoples of northern California. The spiritual energies of this “great wave,” as Peter Nabokov has called it, have passed down to the present day among Native Californians, some of whose contemporary individual and communal lives can be understood only in light of the dance and the complex religious developments inspired by it.

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      Actually, our tribes, out in California, we’d been ghost dancing for centuries, this was nothing new or transformative...
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