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Nootka and Quileute music

Author: Frances Densmore
Publisher: Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 1939.
Series: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), 124.; House document (United States. Congress. House), 76th Congress, no. 57.
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Genre/Form: Music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957.
Nootka and Quileute music.
Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off., 1939
(OCoLC)604654852
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Densmore
OCLC Number: 1040566
Notes: Also issued as House document 57, 76th Congress, 1st session.
Includes music.
Description: xxvi, 358 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations, maps, music, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Makah, Clayoquot, and Quileute tribes --
Territory of the Makah --
Neah Bay village --
Dealings with the government of the United States --
Population --
Physical characteristics of the Makah --
Occupation --
Clothing --
Fishing --
Hunting --
Cooking --
Smoking --
Weaving of blankets --
Use of metal --
Tools and articles manufactured --
Rope --
Canoes and their making --
Paint --
Paintings --
Customs pertaining to music --
Social life --
Hospitality --
Stories --
Prayers --
Securing a tumanos --
Observations of the sun --
Burial customs --
Memorial customs --
Analysis of songs --
Whaling --
Oil potlatch --
Potlatch --
Memorial potlatch --
Kluklukwatk dance --
Klokali --
Dances representing birds and animals --
Annual celebration at Neah Bay --
Social dances --
Feasts --
Social gatherings --
War customs and songs --
Legends --
Care of little children --
Stories told to children --
Maturity customs and feasts --
Wedding customs --
Narratives of dreams by Young Doctor --
Song received in a dream by a Clayoquot --
Songs received in dreams by women --
Songs composed by women --
Clayoquot songs to calm the sea and bring fair weather --
Treatment of the sick --
Legend concerning Iyathia --
Saiyuk Society --
Plants used by the Makah --
Uses of plants --
Game songs --
Songs sung by young men in the evenings --
Quileute songs.
Series Title: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), 124.; House document (United States. Congress. House), 76th Congress, no. 57.
Responsibility: by Frances Densmore.

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