February 24, 2018

Songs and Dances of the Great Lakes Indians

Folkways Records FE-4003

Format: Vinyl, LP
Country: US
Released: 1956
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Dance, Field Recording
A1 Buffalo Head Dance / Bear Claw or Grizzly Bear Dance / Pipe of Peace or Calumet Dance / Soldier or Victory Round Dance / Love Song for Flute: Wilson, Wapanuetak Roberts (6:15)
A2 Fish Dance / Pipe of Peace Dance / Pow Wow or Horse Dance / Forty-Nine Dance / Oh Mary: Fred Lacasse (5:11)
A3 Deer Song / Jesus Wegwissian (medley): Thomas Shalifoe (2:08)
A4 War Rally Song / Bear Dance / Eagle Dance / Maple Sugar Song / Hoot Owl Song: David Kenosha and Oshawenimiki (3:35)
A5 Hoot Owl Song / Coon Song / Rabbit Song / Medicine Song (medley): Whitney, Zhagezhin Albert, and Blue Cloud (4:48)
A6 Grass Dance Song / Drinking Song: Eli, Wassheshkom Thomas (1:39)
B1 Bear Dance: Percy, Kanat'he Smoke (2:18)
B2 Eagle Dance: Percy, Kanat'he Smoke (2:49)
B3 Wasase Rain Dance, War Dance: Richard Buck (2:40)
B4 Scalp Dance: Thomas Lewis (0:57)
B5 Corn Dance: Thomas Lewis (2:10)
B6 Women's Dance: Huron Miller and Kadega'ohiyaie (3:34)
B7 Fishing Dance: Huron Miller and Kadega'ohiyaie (3:45)
B8 Stomp Dance / Rituals to the Creator / Wesleyan Hymn (medley): Betty Pamptopee (3:12)
Recorder & Producer: Gertrude Prokosch Kurath, Designer: Ronald Clyne, Photographer: Ontario Dept. of Travel and Publicity
Gertrude Prokosch Kurath recorded and comments on music performed by the Great Lakes tribes of Algonquin, Meskwaki, Ojibwa, Iroquois and others. On this collection you’ll find a fish dance, peace pipe dance and powwow dance; a bear dance, eagle dance and deer song; a medicine song, drinking song and canoe song.

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