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
Speakers of the Menominee language dwindled to a few elderly tribal members in the late twentieth century. The tribal government established the Historic Preservation Office in 1991, in part to answer the problem of preserving the language. Today the tribe has active programs designed to teach and to revitalize the language, such as school programs and a Menominee language immersion camp for youth. Songs ...
Ritual and Worship - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections
Sacred music has been a vibrant part of American culture from the earliest sacred oral traditions of indigenous peoples through the written traditions of the first European colonists. With the settlement of the Plymouth, Massachusetts colony in 1620, sacred music played an important role in helping to define the cultural identity of the region of the New World that would become the United States. ...