Audio Recordings Hethu'shka Song ("If you see me coming, please stand up and blow your whistle.")
About this Item
- Hethu'shka Song ("If you see me coming, please stand up and blow your whistle.")
- Other Title
- War Dance Song
- Warrior Song
- Contributor Names
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Recordist)
- Created / Published
- August 13, 1983
- - This was one of the songs that was played as representative of the Fletcher/La Fleche wax cylinder recordings earlier in the day. 1983 Omaha pow-wow. Macy, Nebraska. Rufus White translates the song: "If you see me coming, please stand up and blow your whistle."
- 7-inch tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1986/038: 0457
- Source Collection
- Omaha Powwow Project collection (AFC 1986/038)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Alice C. Fletcher and Francis La Flesche collection of Omaha cylinder recordings (AFC 1948/123)
Omaha Indian interviews collection, 1983 (AFC 1983/026)
1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection (AFC 1985/015)
Omaha Powwow Project collection (AFC 1986/038)
Omaha Indian interviews collection, 1999 (AFC 1999/014)
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Chicago citation style:
Fleischhauer, Carl. Hethu'shka Song "If you see me coming, please stand up and blow your whistle.". 1983. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000129/. (Accessed August 29, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Fleischhauer, C. (1983) Hethu'shka Song "If you see me coming, please stand up and blow your whistle.". [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000129/.
MLA citation style:
Fleischhauer, Carl. Hethu'shka Song "If you see me coming, please stand up and blow your whistle.". 1983. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000129/>.