Audio Recordings Hunting Song

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cornwall, Robert
Corse, Carita Doggett
Johns, Barfield
Josh, John
King, Willie
Osceola, Richard
Osceola, Robert
Dates 1940
Location Florida
Seminole Indian Reservation
United States
Language Creek
Subjects [Cow Creek Settlement]
Dance Music
Field Recordings
Glades County, Florida
Green Corn Dance Songs
Instrumental Music
Seminole Indian Reservation
Seminole Indian Songs
Seminole Indians
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 recording
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
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