Barbara Myerhoff Partaking in Sacred Water Ritual by Peyoteros, 1966

Barbara Myerhoff partaking in a sacred water ritual in 1966 by peyoteros (peyote pilgrims) at Tatei Matinieri, near Wirikuta, in the mountains of central Mexico. Her book Peyote Hunt: the Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1974) goes into great detail about the ritual and her travels.
University Archives, University of Southern California East Library Building

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Barbara Myerhoff Partaking in Sacred Water Ritual by Peyoteros, 1966." (Viewed on October 15, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/ramon-administering-sacred-water-to-myerhoff>.

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