Audio Recordings Song During Paul Brill Special ("God, watch over us.")
- Song During Paul Brill Special ("God, watch over us.")
- Contributor Names
- Host Drum (Performer)
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Recordist)
- Created / Published
- August 13, 1983
- Subject Headings
- - Honoring Ceremony
- - Music
- - Ethnography
- - Songs
- - United States -- Nebraska -- Macy
- - Paul Brill prepared genealogies for members of the Omaha Tribe. 1983 Omaha pow-wow. Macy, Nebraska. Rufus White translates the song: "God, watch over us. I am the warrior, but it is hard for me to take this position." Notes from interview with Rufus White: Paul Brill, who used to work on the Omaha reservation, requested this song.
- 7-inch tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1986/038: 0489
- Source Collection
- Omaha Powwow Project collection (AFC 1986/038)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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