“One day, without transition, Ramon [a Digger Indian] broke into his descriptions of grinding mesquite and preparing acorn soup. ‘In the beginning’, he said ‘God gave to every people a cup, a cup of clay, and from this cup they drank their life … They all dipped in the water, but their cups were different. Our cup is broken now. It has passed away.’

Those things that had given significance to the life of his people, the domestic rituals of eating, the obligations of the economic system, the succession of ceremonials in the village, possession in the bear dance, their…

Mischa Downing

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