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
     
 

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. See more details below

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:
775,556
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Notes on terminology and capitalization
1All about theory, method, and pow-wows1
2People and histories19
3Dance styles and regalia48
4Making and singing songs66
5Pow-wows in space and time88
6The dancing of six generations : I have grown up liking the Lakota ways100
7The 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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