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This unique anthology presents a wide variety of approaches to an ethnomusicology of Inuit and Native North American musical expression. Contributors include Native and non-Native scholars who provide erudite and illuminating perspectives on aboriginal culture, incorporating both traditional practices and contemporary musical influences. Gathering scholarship on a realm of intense interest but little previous publication, this collection promises to revitalize the study of Native music in North America, an area of ethnomusicology that stands to benefit greatly from these scholars' cooperative, community-oriented methods._x000B__x000B_Contributors are T. Christopher Aplin, Tara Browner, Paula Conlon, David E. Draper, Elaine Keillor, Lucy Lafferty, Franziska von Rosen, David W. Samuels, Laurel Sercombe, and Judith Vander.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Introduction: Studying First Nations and Inuit Music
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. 1. Iglulik Inuit Drum-Dance Songs
  2. pp. 7-20
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  1. 2. Musical Expressions of the Dene: Dogrib Love and Land Songs
  2. pp. 21-33
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  1. 3. The Story of Dirty Face: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives
  2. pp. 34-53
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  1. 4. Drum, Songs, Vibrations: Conversations with a Passamaquoddy Traditional Singer
  2. pp. 54-66
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  1. 5. Identity, Retention, and Survival: Contexts for the Performance of Ntaive Choctaw Music
  2. pp. 67-91
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  1. 6. "This Is Our Dance": The Fire Dance of the Fort Sill Chiricahua Warm Springs Apache
  2. pp. 92-112
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  1. 7. The Creative Power and Style of Ghost Dance Songs
  2. pp. 113-130
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  1. 8. An Acoustic Geography of Intertribal Pow-wow Songs
  2. pp. 131-140
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  1. 9. Singing Indian Country
  2. pp. 141-160
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. 161-164
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 165-171
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780252090653
Related ISBN
9780252022210
MARC Record
OCLC
785781153
Pages
184
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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