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Productions

Creator:
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Date:
1992-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio recordings created during the production of two compact discs, "Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women" and "Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women," as well as related recordings. "Heartbeat," released in 1995, and "Heartbeat 2," released in 1998, were produced for Smithsonian Folkways and featured the music of Native American women. Materials include original masters, clone, remix, backup, and logs.
Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Listening copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women (Sound recording : 1998)  Search this
Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women (Sound recording : 1995)  Search this
Indian women -- North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Music.  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Women in music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-272, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-272
See more items in:
Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-272

David J. Marcou photographs

Photographer:
Marcou, David Joseph, 1950-  Search this
Names:
La Crosse Symphony Orchestra  Search this
Miller, Bill, 1955-  Search this
Mills, Amy Riebs, 1955-  Search this
Wilkinson, Kristin  Search this
Yudkin, Joshua  Search this
Extent:
32 photographs ((digital photographs))
Culture:
Ho-Chunk [Wisconsin]  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Stockbridge-Munsee  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Photographs
Date:
2008
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 32 digital photographs shot by David J. Marcou and depict The Last Stand symphony dress rehearsal on April 24, 2008 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The photographs depict the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra; co-composers Bill Miller (Mohican/Stockbridge-Munsee), Joshua Yudkin, and Kristin Wilkinson; conductor Amy Mills; La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Director Connie Knutson and volunteer Mary Patros; and American Indian dancers and musicians including Lance Tallmadge (Ho-Chunk), Art Shegonee (Menominee), and the Battle Point Singers (Ho-Chunk).

Inspired by the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn, The Last Stand symphony premiered on April 25, 2008 to a sold out audience.
Biographical / Historical:
David J. Marcou, a native of La Crosse, Wisconsin, graduated from Aquinas High School in 1968. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973 and another Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1984. He also received a Master of Arts degree in American Studies from the University of Iowa-Iowa City in 1978. Marcou has worked as a writer, journalist, editor and photographer. He has taught courses on writing and photography at Western Wisconsin Technical College (now Western Technical College) in La Crosse.

Biographical note courtesy of the Smithsonian Libraries.
Provenance:
Donated by David J. Marcou in 2008.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Symphony orchestras  Search this
Indians of North America -- Music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Identification of specific item; 2008; David J. Marcou photographs; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of David J. Marcou. Photograph by David J. Marcou.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.107
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-107
Additional Online Media:

Songs and dances of the Flathead Indians [sound recording] / recorded by Alan P. and Barbara W. Merriam

Recorder:
Merriam, Alan P. 1923-1980  Search this
Merriam, Barbara Williams 1927-  Search this
Performer:
Nine Pipe, Adolph  Search this
Finley, Tony  Search this
Finley, Paul  Search this
Vanderburg, Jerome  Search this
Vanderburg, Agnes  Search this
Nine Pipe, Catherine  Search this
Nine Pipe, Louie  Search this
Nine Pipe, Andrew  Search this
Big Sam, Ellen  Search this
Conko, Eneas  Search this
Pichette, Baptiste  Search this
Charley, Pete  Search this
Charley, Madeline  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Salish Indians  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Montana
Flathead Indian Reservation
Date:
1953
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Indians of North America-- Music  Search this
Local number:
FW04445
Folkways 4445
Folkways 445
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232214

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of American History, Division of Cultural History  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1985-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Howard Bass while producing public programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The majority of the records pertain to the "American Sampler" series of programs which presented traditional music, dance, and storytelling from communities and cultural groups throughout the United States. Also documented are the "Communities in Concert" series which presented outdoor concerts featuring a variety of musical styles including jazz, folk, gospel, Latin American, and American popular songs; the "Word of Mouth" series which featured performances celebrating African American, Native American, and Anglo American oral traditions in storytelling, oratory, and ballad singing; the "Music of New Mexico Festival" which explored traditional Hispanic and Native American music and dance; and the "Smithsonian's America" exhibition in Chiba (Chiba-shi), Japan in 1994. This accession contains materials from when Bass was contractor and later a program producer for the Dept. of Public Programs and then the Office of Cultural History prior to the Division of Cultural History. Materials include correspondence, brochures, programs, images, reviews, teacher's guides, student learning guides, advertisements, and clippings.
Topic:
African American oral tradition  Search this
African Americans -- Social life and customs  Search this
Ballads, American  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Folk dancing  Search this
Folk music -- United States.  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Music  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Music.  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects.  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Music -- Latin America  Search this
Music -- United States  Search this
Oral tradition -- United States  Search this
Performances  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc., American  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc., Indian  Search this
Storytelling  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-088, National Museum of American History, Division of Cultural History, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-088
See more items in:
Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-088

Indian music in the Southwest, by David P. McAllester

Author:
McAllester, David P (David Park) 1916-2006  Search this
Physical description:
15 pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Books
Music
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1961
Topic:
Indians of North America--Music  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1036470

Chief Jim Billie, Native son [videorecording]

Title:
Native son
Author:
Billie, James 1944-  Search this
Parallax Productions  Search this
Cumulus Nimbus Productions  Search this
Subject:
Billie, James 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min., 35 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Place:
Florida
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Seminole Indians--Biography  Search this
Seminole Indians--Music  Search this
Indians of North America--Biography  Search this
Indians of North America--Music  Search this
Call number:
video 001438
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063430

Song & dance of the Lakota [sound recording] / by Ben Black Bear, Sr. & Ron Theisz

Title:
Song and dance of the Lakota
Author:
Black Bear, Ben  Search this
Theisz, R. D  Search this
Black Bear, Ben Songs and dances of the Lakota  Search this
Sinte Gleska College  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound cassettes : analog
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
South Dakota
Date:
1988
P1988
Topic:
Indians of North America--Music  Search this
Music  Search this
Teton dance  Search this
Songs, Lakota  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000174
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_691230

Yuman and Yaqui music / by Frances Densmore

Author:
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957  Search this
Physical description:
880-01 xviii, 216 pages, 31 pages of plates : illustrations, map, music, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Date:
1932
Topic:
Yuman Indians--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Yaqui Indians--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Indians of North America--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078083

Sound of the drum : a resource guide

Author:
Cronk, M. Sam 1958-  Search this
Woodland Cultural Centre  Search this
Subject:
Woodland Cultural Centre  Search this
Physical description:
104 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Canada
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Indians of North America--Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091307

Rumble : a tribute to Native music icons / Derek Miller

Producer:
Miller, Derek 1974-  Search this
DeMatteo, Matt  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Executive producer:
Johnson, Tim  Search this
Physical description:
audio disc (43 min.) ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
2014
20th century
Topic:
Indian rock musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Indians of North America--Music  Search this
Call number:
disc 000850
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100479

Without reservations : native hip hop and identity in the music of W.O.R. / by Alan Lechusza Aquallo

Title:
Native hip hop and identity in the music of W.O.R
Author:
Lechusza, Alan  Search this
Subject:
WithOut Rezervation (Musical group)  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 276 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
2009
Topic:
Hip-hop  Search this
Rap (Music)  Search this
Indians of North America--Music  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973794

In memoriam : Mary Cecil, Victoria Callihoo (née Belcourt) and Eleanor (Helene) Thomas Garneau / [new score and production by] Postcommodity & Alex Waterman

Title:
In memoriam Mary Cecil, Victoria Callihoo (née Belcourt) and Eleanor (Helene) Thomas Garneau
Composer:
Waterman, Alex 1975-  Search this
Author:
Ashley, Robert 1930-2014 Works Selections; arr  Search this
Sponsoring body:
Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective  Search this
Performer:
Postcommodity (Artists' collective)  Search this
Subject:
Cecil, Mary  Search this
Callihoo, Victoria Anne Belcourt 1861-1966  Search this
Garneau, Eleanor Helene Thomas 1852-1912  Search this
Physical description:
80 pages : illustrations, music ; 30 cm
Type:
Scores
Librettos
Songs and music
Place:
Alberta
Date:
2017
21st century
Topic:
Cantatas  Search this
Aleatory music  Search this
Music  Search this
Artistic collaboration  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090814

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