Intertribal Evolution of First Nation Music

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Heard On The Odyssey Series

During the mid-twentieth century, an intertribal style of song and dance based loosely on Northern Plains traditions, developed among people of all Indian nations. Many tribes particularly those on the East Coast had lost cultural elements including language, religion, song, and dance during generations of assimilation and persecution.

Soundbed: Tk 7 Facebook Drama Northern Cree Singers 4:53 Intertribal Native American Music In The United States Traditional; Global Music Series, Oxford Press, 2014

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Joe Hardtke Technical Director

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