Audio Recordings Hethu'shka Song ("Pity him.")
About this Item
- Hethu'shka Song ("Pity him.")
- Other Title
- War Dance Song
- Warrior Song
- Contributor Names
- Host Drum (Performer)
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Recordist)
- Created / Published
- August 13, 1983
- - This song was sung during the pow-wow princess special. Melanie Parker was the pow-wow princess. 1983 Omaha pow-wow. Macy, Nebraska. Rufus White translates the song: "Pity him. They (the Omahas) wounded him." Notes from interview with Rufus White: There are two ways that this song could be sung. This is one of the four traditional songs sung at the beginning of the pow-wow, but its wording is a little different. This is sung from the point of view of the enemy.
- 7-inch tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1986/038: 0440
- Source Collection
- Omaha Powwow Project collection (AFC 1986/038)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Host Drum, and Carl Fleischhauer. Hethu'shka Song "Pity him.". 1983. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000112/. (Accessed October 01, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Host Drum & Fleischhauer, C. (1983) Hethu'shka Song "Pity him.". [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000112/.
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Host Drum, and Carl Fleischhauer. Hethu'shka Song "Pity him.". 1983. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000112/>.