Western Folklore

Vol. 77 No. 2 – Spring, 2018

(Current issue)


Politics of Traditionalization: Justification and Framing Processes in Historical Continuity of the Iranian Fire Festival
Ehsan Estiri

Traditions in Transition: Change in Vernacular Religion in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
Nancy W. Jabbra

Storytelling and Public Communication: Uses of Wolof Anecdotes in Cheikh Tidiane Sy's Religious Talks
Cheikh Tidiane Lo


Regina F. Bendix, Killian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes, Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide For the Academy
Reviewed by Tok Thompson

Holly Cusack-McVeigh, Stories Find You, Places Know: Yup'ik Narratives of a Sentient World
Reviewed by Sarah M Gordon

Laurie D. Webster, Louise I. Stiver, D. Y. Begay, and Lynda Teller Pete; with an introduction by Ann Lane Hedlund, Navajo Textiles. The Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Reviewed by Kathy M'Closkey

Patricia Kullberg, On the Ragged Edge of Medicine: Doctoring Among the Dispossessed
Reviewed by Andrea Kitta

Grant Arndt, Ho-Chunk Powwows and the Politics of Tradition
Reviewed by Steven T. Lee

William W. Donner, Serious Nonsense: Groundhog Lodges, Versammlinge, and Pennsylvania German Heritage
Reviewed by Joshua R. Brown