Mi’kmaq Hieroglyphic Prayers

David Schmidt

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ISBN: 9781551095806

Mi’kmaq Hieroglyphic Prayers

  Author:   David Schmidt    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Mi’kmaq Hieroglyphic Prayers is a collection of sacred readings (prayers, narratives, and liturgies) represented by hieroglyphs developed from pictographic symbols used by the Mi’kmaq Indians of Atlantic Canada before European contact, and later expanded by French missionaries. This volume contains some of the most important texts in native religious life, such as “The Passion of our Lord” and “The Sacraments,” as well as common prayers for everyday recitation. Transliterations in Mi’kmaq and translations in English accompany the hieroglyphic text.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781551095806
Item NB0722
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onMay 24 2006
Language eng
Pages 182
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.75(in)
Shipping weight286(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
DAVID L. SCHIDT, a linguistic anthropologist specializing in the study of Native American languages and cultures, is an assistant professor in the Department of Culture and Heritage at the University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Nova Scotia.