sound recording | 1 audio file. | Chuna McIntyre explains the song in English, then sings it in Central Yup'ik. (Content). The song concerns a vision of the arrival of Europeans in Alaska by a Yup'ik medicine man a year before the exploration of the Alaska coastline by Captain James Cook between April and September, 1778. The Yup'ik had little further contact with Europeans ...
Library of Congress - McIntyre, Chuna - Nunamta Yup'ik Eskimo Dancers
Oral history discussion and interview with the four members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, led by Ensemble member Pete Rushefsky. Participants are Ethel Raim, Michael Alpert, Pete Rushefsky and Jake Shulman-Ment. The interview was conducted at the Library of Congress on the day of the group's performance in the American Folklife Center's Homegrown 2013 concert series on June 25, 2013. Inspired by the ...
An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center