Manabus Tells the Ducks to Shut Their Eyes
sound recording | 1 cylinder recording. | Recorded by Frances Densmore in Keshena, Wisconsin (Venue). Frances Densmore Menominee Cylinder Collection. (Source Note). Recorded July-August, 1925. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
Densmore, Frances - Pigeon, Louis
Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923)
Biography. In many respects, Alice Fletcher was a typical Victorian intellectual--articulate, energetic, and active in a variety of social movements and women's organizations. She began her studies of American Indian life under the private tutelage of Frederick W. Putnam, director of Harvard University's Peabody Museum, and joined the public lecture circuit, as did many intellectuals of her day, championing the new discipline of anthropology....
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham)
The Blackfeet, also called Siksika, or Blackfoot, because they used to darken their moccasins, are one of a group of four American Indian peoples who speak dialects of the same language and reside in Montana and in Alberta, Canada. Montana is the home of the southern-most cultural group, who speak the Southern Piegan dialect and call themselves the Blackfeet Nation. The first contact with...
Menominee Indian family, photograph c1931 by W.H. Wessa, Antigo, Wisconsin
1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring."
Songs of Immigration and Migration
As Europeans colonized North America, beginning with the Spanish and French in the 1500s and the British and Dutch in the early 1600s, colonists brought their cultural entertainments along with them. Songs brought to colonial America continued to be sung in their early forms, so that later scholars of songs and ballads, such as the British ethnomusicologist Cecil Sharp and American ballad scholar Francis...