Articles and Essays with this item:
- Hunting Song
- Contributor Names
- Josh, John (performer)
- Osceola, Richard (performer)
- Osceola, Robert (performer)
- Johns, Barfield (performer)
- Corse, Carita Doggett, 1892- (collector)
- Cornwall, Robert (collector)
- Created Published
- Seminole Indian Reservation, Florida, 1940-07-25.
- Subject Headings
- - Seminole Indians
- - Dance music
- - Seminole Indians -- Music
- - United States -- Florida -- Seminole Indian Reservation -- place of recording
- Field recordings
- Instrumental music
- - The Hunting Song from the Green Corn Dance, introduced by Willie King, half-Cherokee Indian from Oklahoma who is an interpreter and missionary.
- - The Green Corn Dance is a spiritual ritual of purification and thanksgiving held each spring. In this instance, the song was performed with the purpose of being recorded, not as part of the ceremony itself.
- - The sound quality of this recording is poor, and the record concludes with skipping.
- - Performance Note: "Hunting Song" (vocals) performed by John Josh, Richard Osceola, Robert Osceola, and Barfield Johns at Cow Creek settlement, Seminole Indian Reservation, Florida, on July 25, 1940.
- Sound Disc
- 1 Sound Disc (1 Minute, 59 Seconds) : Analog ; 12 In.
- AFC 1940/011: AFS 03893 A02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
- Other Formats
- Access Condition
- For rights information please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact
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