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Title Music of the first nations : tradition and innovation in native North America / edited by Tara Browner
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (166 pages) : illustrations, maps, music
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Contents Iglulik Inuit drum-dance songs / Paula Conlon -- Musical expressions of the Dene : dogrib love and land songs / Lucy Lafferty and Elaine Keillor -- The story of dirty face : power and song in western Washington Coast Salish myth narratives / Laurel Sercombe -- Drum, songs, vibrations : conversations with a Passamaquoddy traditional singer / Franziska von Rosen (introduction by Tara Browner) -- Identity, retention, and survival : contexts for the performance of native Choctaw music / David E. Draper -- "This is our dance" : the fire dance of the Fort Sill Chiricahua Warm Springs Apache / T. Christopher Aplin -- The creative power and style of ghost dance songs / Judith Vander -- An acoustic geography of intertribal pow-wow songs / Tara Browner -- Singing Indian country / David W. Samuels
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethnomusicology -- United States -- History.
Indian dance -- North America.
Indians of North America -- Music -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Browner, Tara, 1960-
LC no. 2008032923
ISBN 0252090659 (electronic bk.)
9780252090653 (electronic bk.)