Transplanting Pilgrimage Traditions in the Americas

  title={Transplanting Pilgrimage Traditions in the Americas},
  author={Carolyn V. Prorok},
  journal={Geographical Review},
  pages={283 - 307}
Transplanting pilgrimage traditions, or the process of remaking the collective self in sacred places, requires new sacred places as worthy destinations. As people migrate from the lands where sacred places developed to those where such places may become only a distant memory, many communities attempt to recover their pilgrimage tradition by co‐opting sacred sites of host communities, maintaining links to their homeland, or re‐creating sacred sites in the lands of resettlement through… Expand