Heartbeat of the People: Music and Dance of the Northern Pow-Wow / Edition 1

Heartbeat of the People: Music and Dance of the Northern Pow-Wow / Edition 1

by Tara Browner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0252071867

ISBN-13: 9780252071867

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

The intertribal pow-wow is the most widespread venue for traditional Indian music and dance in North America. Now in paperback, Tara Browner's Heartbeat of the People is an insider's journey into the dances and music, the traditions and regalia, and the functions and significance of these vital cultural events.

Overview

The intertribal pow-wow is the most widespread venue for traditional Indian music and dance in North America. Now in paperback, Tara Browner's Heartbeat of the People is an insider's journey into the dances and music, the traditions and regalia, and the functions and significance of these vital cultural events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252071867
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Music in American Life
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
561,058
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Notes on Terminology and Capitalizationxi
1.All about Theory, Method, and Pow-wows1
2.People and Histories19
3.Dance Styles and Regalia48
4.Making and Singing Songs66
5.Pow-wows in Space and Time88
6.The Dancing of Six Generations: I Have Grown Up Liking the Lakota Ways100
7.The Musical Life of an Anishnaabeg Family: Together We Dance119
Afterword: When the Pow-wow's Over, Sweetheart ...145
Notes149
Bibliography153
Index159

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