American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Omaha Indian Music


Subject:
Folklife , Library of Congress , Omaha Indian Music , indian music , native american music , american indian photography

Description:
???Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s. The multiformat ethnographic field collection contains 44 wax cylinder recordings collected by Francis La Flesche and Alice Cunningham Fletcher between 1895 and 1897, 323 songs and speeches from the 1983 Omaha harvest celebration pow-wow , and 25 songs and speeches from the 1985 Hethu'shka Society concert at the Library of Congress. Segments from interviews with members of the Omaha tribe conducted in 1983 and 1999 provide contextual information for the songs and speeches included in the collection. Supplementing the collection are black-and-white and color photographs taken during the 1983 pow-wow and the 1985 concert, as well as research materials that include fieldnotes and tape logs pertaining to the pow-wow.???

Creator:
Library of Congress

Publisher:
Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/omhhtml/


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