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Teton Sioux music by Frances Densmore

Author:
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79065042 http://viaf.org/viaf/14878861  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 561 pages, 82 leaves of plates illustrations (including music 24 cm
Type:
Music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
1918
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Lakota Indians--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Music  Search this
Lakota Indians--Music  Search this
Call number:
ML3557 .D376 1918
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_944101

Northern Ute music / by Frances Densmore

Author:
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957  Search this
Physical description:
213 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (1 folded), music, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Music
Government publications
Date:
1922
Topic:
Ute Indians  Search this
Call number:
ML3557 .D413n 1922
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_495941

MS 3261 Manuscripts relating to Winnebago music

Creator:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Draftsman:
Yellowbank  Search this
Extent:
2 Boxes
1 Portfolio
Culture:
Winnebago -- Music  Search this
Hopi -- Songs  Search this
Zuni -- Songs  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Winnebago -- drumsticks  Search this
Menominee -- striking sticks  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Portfolios
Songs
Date:
1927-1939
Scope and Contents:
Material includes manuscript "Winnebago Music," 362 typed pages, 50 illustrations (filed separately in original prints file, Bureau of American Ethnology File, Number 3261 part), transcriptions of 205 Winnebago songs, and 2 flute melodies (ca. 116 pages) marked "ready for publication" and submitted November 28, 1939; and original copies of 205 Winnebago songs received from the Densmore estate, ca. 1962. This manuscript was compiled from various Winnebago manuscripts submitted by the author to the Bureau of American Ethnology at intervals, 1927-1940.

Contents:

"Winnebago Music." Contains material from 14 Winnebago manuscripts formerly submitted. Revised in final form for publication November, 1940 by Miss Densmore. 362 pages numbered 1 through 318 with some pages having several sub-letters. The manuscript contains an 83 page section on "The Peyote Cult". "Winnebago Music." Carbon copy of unpublished manuscript, pages 220-240. This manuscript is a brief resume of F. Densmore's work with Winnebago songs and dances. No date appears on the manuscript but it could not have been written before 1940. Tabulated analyses from the various Winnebago manuscripts in the following list were sent to F. Densmore, returned by F. Densmore, July 19, 1939, and not refiled with the manuscript to which they belong. Now filed together in 1st envelope.

Old Manuscript Number 2974, "14 Winnebago songs used in the treatment of the sick." 10 page manuscript, 7 page descriptive analysis of songs. Material was collected at Galesville, Wisconsin, November 23, 1927.

Old Manuscript Number 2986, "22 Winnebago songs of the Winter Feast." 22 page manuscript. Submitted April 21, 1928.

Old Manuscript Number 3029, "28 Winnebago war songs." 34 page manuscript including descriptive analysis of songs. Material collected in Trempeleau and near Galesville, Wisconsin, October 1927. Submitted November 26, 1928.

Old Manuscript Number 3106, "Origin-song of the dice game and other Winnebago songs." 11 page manuscript, 7 page descriptive analysis. Submitted December 15, 1928.

Old Manuscript Number 3107, "13 Winnebago songs connected to the recent war, and 17 tables showing a comparison between songs of the Pawnee and songs of the Chippewa, Sioux and other tribes." 11 page manuscript, 9 page descriptive analysis. Submitted January 26, 1929.

Old Manuscript Number 3115, "19 Winnebago songs connected with legends, games and dances." 14 page manuscript, 11 page descriptive analysis. Material collected near Black Falls, Wisconsin, September 1928 and submitted to the Bureau of American Ethnology March 2, 1929. Also "data concerning two Winnebago drumsticks and a pair of Menominee "striking sticks." 1 page, 1 illustration. 3/5/1929

Old Manuscript Number 3156, "12 Winnebago songs of games and dances." 17 page manuscript including descriptive analyses of 12 songs. Material collected Tomah, Wisconsin and near Wisconsin Rapids, June 26, 1930.

Old Manuscript Number 3178 "Songs for a spirit of the dead, and other Winnebago songs." (36 pages analysis, 9 sheets transcriptions, 4 small photos, recorded on the old catalog card are not present. Material collected at Dallas on Wisconsin River, October 31, 1930.

Old Manuscript Number 3179 "Winnebago songs of the Water-spirit and Night-spirit bundles." 21 page manuscript including descriptive analysis. (24 pages tabulated analysis, 9 sheets transcriptions, 2 photos of John Smoke, recorded on old catalog card are not present) Submitted September 20, 1930.

Old Manuscript Number 3198 "Winnebago songs of the Medicine Lodge: Buffalo Feast and Fish Dance." 28 page manuscript including descriptive analysis. (Tabulated analysis, transcriptions and 2 illustrations recorded on the old catalog card are not present) Material collected at Red Wing, Minnesota, September 1930. Submitted June 27, 1931.

Old Manuscript Number 3201 "(14) Pueblo (Hopi, Zuni), Navaho and Winnebago Songs." 21 page manuscript including descriptive analysis. (Transcription, tabulated analysis and illustrations recorded on old catalog card are not present.) Submitted October 16, 1931.

Old Manuscript Number 3205 "The Peyote Cult and Treatment of the Sick among the Winnebago Indians." 44 page typed manuscript including descriptive analysis of 17 songs, 1 original diagram of Peyote lodge, drawn by Yellowbank, and 8" X 10" photo of musical instruments, and 4 photo illustrations (Bureau of American Ethnology # 3261-b,27,28,29,30). (Transcriptions and tabulated analysis recorded on old catalog card are not present.) Submitted October 16, 1931.

Old Manuscript Number 3229 (pt) "Winnebago, Iroquois, Pueblo (Zuni and Cochiti), and British Columbia (Nitinat, Fraser and Thompson River) songs, with catalog numbers of 143 songs." Catalog numbers of song numbers 1981-2123 is the only remaining part of this manuscript. (60 page manuscript, recorded on old catalog card, was separated at intervals. The Iroquois section was pulled August 1955 and is now filed Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript # 3378. The Pueblo section was pulled August 1955 and now filed Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript # 4482 (old number 3229 part). The British Columbia Section was pulled August 1955 and is now filed Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript # 3371 (old number 3229 part). All this material accounts for pages 35-60 of the 60 page manuscript. The first 25 pages must have refered to the Winnebago and perhaps a comparative analysis of the songs of these different tribes, but these 25 pages have not been located.

Old Manuscript Number 3261-a "(9) Winnebago Songs of the Peyote Ceremony." 17 page typed manuscript including descriptive analysis, 1 diagram, 3 portraits of singers now in illustration file # 3261-b:31, 33, 34). (18 page tabulated analysis and 6 page transcriptions, recorded on old catalog card, are not present, 1965) Submitted June 21, 1932.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3261
Provenance:
Submitted by the author to the Bureau of American Ethnology at intervals, and some manuscripts received from the Densmore estate, ca. 1962.
Topic:
Peyote -- Winnebago  Search this
Music -- Winnebago  Search this
Peyotism -- Winnebago  Search this
Games -- Winnebago  Search this
Dances -- Winnebago  Search this
Music -- Hopi  Search this
Music -- Winnebago  Search this
Music -- Navaho  Search this
Music -- Zuni  Search this
Peyote lodge -- Winnebago  Search this
Musical instruments -- Winnebago  Search this
Musical instruments -- Menominee  Search this
Genre/Form:
Songs
Citation:
Manuscript 3261, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3261
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3261

MS 3233 War Song of the Ojibwa Chief Waa-be-jeek, of Le Point, Lake Superior

Informant:
Waubojeeg, c. 1747-1793  Search this
Collector:
McKenney, Thomas L. (Thomas Loraine), 1785-1859  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Chippewa -- war song  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3233
Topic:
Music -- Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3233, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3233
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3233

War whoops and medicine songs [sound recording] : the music of the American Indians including songs of the Winnebago, Chippewa, Sioux, Zuni, and Acoma / collected and edited by Charles Hofmann

Recorder:
Hofmann, Charles 1914-  Search this
Performer:
Yellow Thunder, Albert 1951-  Search this
White Eagle, Winslow b. 1896  Search this
Eagle, Margaret  Search this
Paytiano, James  Search this
Clearwater, Roi  Search this
Laughing Eyes  Search this
Flaming Arrow  Search this
Big Snake  Search this
Sweet Grass  Search this
Fire Shaker  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Winnebago Indians  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Americans  Search this
Zuni Pueblo  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Date:
1964
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Local number:
FW04381
Folkways 4381
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_232160
Online Media:

Plains Indians; Native Americans, tape 2- Library of Congress Recordings [sound recording]

Recorder:
Rhodes, Willard 1901-1992  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Wichita Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2131
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_319370

War whoops and medicine songs [sound recording] : the music of the American Indians including songs of the Winnebago, Chippewa, Sioux, Zuni & Acoma

Author:
Hofmann, Charles 1914-  Search this
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes (4 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Type:
Sound recordings
Music
Date:
2001
1964
P2001
Call number:
disc 000422
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_737759

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