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Kwakiutl Indians--Music
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Alert Bay Indians, 1944

RECORDED: Alert Bay (B.C.), 1944-11-13 SUMMARY: Stories by Charlie Noel: 1) "Origin of the Nimpkish Tribe"; <2mn 32s>; 2) "Ee-Shak-Amee"; <45s>; 3) "Two-Headed Snake"; <45s>; 4) Reciting of names of ...

Drum songs and painted dreams

SUMMARY: A recording of the Brandon University Native Music Symposium evening concert, March 1988. Includes performances by Kevin Locke (Lakota) and Winston Wuttunee (Cree); recordings of Kwakwala songs (recorded by Anton Kolstee, 12-Jun-1989); &...

Evening edition : [Bingo halls.]

Magazine. News program about bingo halls near the British Columbia/Washington State border. "Stone Boy: Kwakiutl music by Mungo Martin", recorded and annotated by Ida Halpern, Folkways Records and Service Corp.

Hamatsu Song for Jim Chikai

Ida Halpern recorded Billy Assu performing this song at his home in Cape Mudge - Weḵa'yi. From Chief Assu's comments: "Hamatsa Song. Old song more than 60 years old for JIM CHIKAI, Chief La̕stulsa (Jim Chikite). He wants the man to...

Indian music of the Pacific Northwest coast

SUMMARY: Two long-playing records containing 27 songs, organized under four categories: Totems and crests; Potlatch; Ceremonial; Everyday life. Principally songs of the Kwakiutl, recorded between 1947 and 1953;.;

Kwakiutl songs, 1899

SUMMARY: These cylinder recordings of Kwakiutl songs, recorded by George A. Dorsey at Hope Island, B.C., on 19-Sep-1899, are thought to be the earliest extant sound recordings made in British Columbia.;

Mungo Martin

The item consists of an audio disc recorded by Mildred Valley Thornton around 1950. It contains songs by Mungo Martin which are listed on the record label and in notes in accession file.Side 1:1. Nimpkish feast song.2. Marriage song of Kwakiutl.3...

Mungo Martin

The item consists of an audio wire recording, created by Mildred Valley Thornton around 1953. It contains songs by Mungo Martin which are listed on the box label and in notes in accession file.1. Nimpkish feast song.2. Marriage song of Kwakiutl.3...

Mungo Martin

The item consists of an audio wire recording, created by Mildred Valley Thornton around 1953. It contains songs by Mungo Martin which are listed on the box label and in notes in accession file.1. Potlatch song2. Marriage song of Koskimo.3. Feast ...

Norman Newton fonds

  • PR-2262
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1986

The fonds consists of 271 audio tape reels, mainly containing CBC radio programs produced by Norman Newton. It includes three main types of recordings.The first, and most numerous (T4365:0001-0200), are musical recordings of (mainly) Vancouver ar...

Newton, Norman Lewis, 1929-

Peter A. Knox audio collection

  • PR-2314
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1967

The collection comprises sound recordings of Kwakiutl songs and ceremonies, 1959-1967. These tapes are copies of recordings accumulated by Peter A. Knox of Fort Rupert, from a variety of sources (including Mungo Martin and the CBC). The material...

Knox, Peter A.

Record II : defective recording

The item consists of an audio disc (sound disc) of Kwakiutl songs sung by Mungo Martin of Fort Rupert, recorded by Mildred Valley Thornton sometime around 1954.Disc summary: taken from accession file.Kwakiutl songs, sung by Mungo Martin of Fort Ru...

Record M

The item consists of an audio disc (sound disc) of songs sung by Mary Moon (Frank), recorded by Mildred Valley Thornton in 1953.Disc summary: taken from accession file.Side 1:1. Introduction by Mildred Valley Thornton; Mrs. Mary Puntledge's [...

The thunderbird speaks

SUMMARY: Radio program with Dick Halhed and Gordon Inglis, announcers, about: Nimpkish Indian Reservation; totem poles, Christianity, missionary effort to native people. Includes comments by Arthur Shaughnessy;, totem pole carver, Peter Kelly, Uni...