Item SD0016:0004 - Bella Coola songs : [no. 2]

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Bella Coola songs : [no. 2]

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recorded by Mildred Valley Thornton

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SD0016:0004

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  • 1953 (Creation)

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1 audio disc : 33 1/3 rpm, mono ; 25.5 cm

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The item consists of an audio disc (sound disc) of Bella Coola songs, recorded by Mildred Valley Thornton in 1953.
Disc summary: taken from accession file. The songs are introduced by Mildred Valley Thornton.
Side 3:

  1. Indian doctor's song or Medicine Man's song, given to Dr. Whitening.
  2. Alex Pootlass mourning song.
  3. Bark softener song, sung by a woman and danced by a woman always
  4. Bella Coola Echo song, when the music changes Echo always changes the mouth of his mask.
  5. Mrs. Reuben Schooner's dance song, also a mourning song.
  6. Thunderbird song.
    Side 4:
  7. Pat Schooner's love song, in Chinook.
  8. Bella Coola love song.
  9. La Halle song, just a song without words, sung at La Halle game
  10. Mourning song belonging to Mrs. Stephen Siwallis.

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This disc was also copied on an audio reel by Thornton, see T2684:0002.
A half track master on audio reel was made by the Archives in 1988.
A reference cassette copy is available, request SD0016:0004.
A digital copy was made in 2018, see T2684:0002.

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Copying Restriction: Copies may only be made for, or with the permission of, the First Nations groups or individuals heard on the specific recording.
Copyright Status: Copyright not transferred to BC Archives by the donor.

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Accession number(s): SD0016

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Previously known as AAAC0741.

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performer: Mrs. Stephen Siwallace, performer: Alex Pootlass, performer: Mrs. Reuben Schooner, performer: Pat Schooner, announcer: Mildred Valley (Stinson) Thornton, sound recording: Mildred Valley (Stinson) Thornton

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