Audio Recording Wewa'chi Song
About this Item
- Wewa'chi Song
- Contributor Names
- Unidentified singers (Performer)
- Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923 (Collector)
- La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932 (Collector)
- Created / Published
- Field recordings
- - This song was collected by Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche. It is included on "Omaha Indian Music: Historical Recordings from the Fletcher/La Flesche Collection" (AFC L71).
- - From the liner notes of the "Omaha Indian Music" album: "Friend, it is I who made you cry. Little Sioux who considered you a man to fight me. Friend it is I who made you cry." (La Flesche)
- wax cylinder recording
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1948/123: AFS 20,310: 13e
- Source Collection
- Alice C. Fletcher and Francis La Flesche collection of Omaha cylinder recordings (AFC 1948/123)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Please cite the source collection title, collection number, and repository, for example:
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:
Unidentified Singers, Alice C Fletcher, and Francis La Flesche. Wewa'chi Song. /09, 1895. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000471/.
APA citation style:
Unidentified Singers, Fletcher, A. C. & La Flesche, F. (1895) Wewa'chi Song. /09. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000471/.
MLA citation style:
Unidentified Singers, Alice C Fletcher, and Francis La Flesche. Wewa'chi Song. /09, 1895. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/omhbib000471/>.