Yup'ik song about a vision of a sailing ship in 1777
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