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Title: Valorization of Native American Cultural Uniqueness in Erdrich's The Porcupine Year
Authors: Chaudhary, Ramesh Kumar
Keywords: American culture;Cultural uniqueness
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Department of English
Institute Name: Central Department of English
Level: Masters
Abstract: The present thesis entitled "Valorization of Native American Cultural Uniqueness in Louise Erdrich's The Porcupine Year" invites readers to understand Native American culture and tradition. In order to unearth the issue, the researcher brings forth the various cultural practices that help to prove the Native American cultural uniqueness. Besides, the researcher presents the representation of Native American people and their culture referring various scholars on Native American life. Oral traditions, myth making, traditional healing and curing, spirituality, religious supremacy, hunting and fishing are some of the characteristics features of Native American culture and tradition which have been valorized as distinct and unique among Native American society. Moreover, the culture is the only thing that establishes each native with distinct rubric called Native Americans. Besides, this research attempts to foreground the distinct rituals and traditions of Native Americans which have been made subversive in the past.
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