Rites of Passage in America

A traveling exhibition organized by The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
June 22, 1992 - January 2, 1995

This Internet publication has been supported by
a grant from The Equitable Foundation

Table of Contents
"Doing the Month" and the "Full Month" Party: Chinese Birth Traditions in America
Quinceañera: Latino Sweet Sixteen
Mehendi Party: A Pakistani/Indian Pre-marital Tradition
Edin Toa: Akan Baby-naming Ceremony
Day of the Dead: Mexican Memorial Traditions
Sunrise Ceremonial: An Apache Girl's Coming of Age
New Rituals in Jewish Tradition
Unyago: An African-American Initiation into Adulthood
Kiddushin: An Interracial Lesbian Wedding
African Funeral and Memorial Traditions in America

Catalog scanned and converted to HTML by David Toccafondi