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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frank and Dolores Becker papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Performers: Curtis Pequano, Charles Harrison, in Mayetta, Kansas, 1961; Bill Shawnee, Randy Carpenter, Sadie Weller in Turkey Ford, Oklahoma; and James Wahbnosh.
MPM tape 5 includes: Side One. 1. Flute Melodies (played and sung), by Curtis Pequano (Prairie band, Potawatomi); 2. Winnebago Love Song, by Charles Harrison; 3. Flute Melodies (played and sung), by Curtis Pequano; 4. Round Dance Songs, by Curtis Pequano; 5. Sawanoge Dance Songs; 6. Moccasin Game Songs; 7. Cherokee Dance Songs, by Bill Shawnee, Randy Carpenter (Shawnee tribe), and Sadie Weller (Caddo tribe) [recorded in Turkey Ford, Oklahoma]; 8. Oklahoma Stomp Songs, by Jack King (Oneida); 9. Quapaw pow-wow. Side Two. 1. Stomp Dance contest; 2. Quapaw pow-wow; 3. Miscellaneous Songs (love songs/dance songs), by James Wahbnosh (Prairie band, Potawatomi).
Howard Sound Recording 5
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in Mayetta, Kansas
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The James Henri Howard papers are open for research.
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Duplicated transcriptions of Arapaho songs collected by Mr. Z. Salzmann, of Indiana University. They accompanied a paper read recently at a meeting of the Musicological Society at Michigan State College. The following titles are represented: Wolf Dance Song; Rabbit Dance Song; Sun Dance Song; Round Dance Song; Soldierʹs Song; Skybird Song; Peyote Cult Song; a duplicate copy is enclosed.