By Tara Browner
This distinctive anthology provides a wide selection of methods to an ethnomusicology of Inuit and local North American musical expression. members comprise local and non-Native students who supply erudite and illuminating views on aboriginal tradition, incorporating either conventional practices and modern musical impacts. accumulating scholarship on a realm of excessive curiosity yet little prior book, this assortment offers to revitalize the examine of local track in North the United States, a space of ethnomusicology that stands to learn significantly from those students' cooperative, community-oriented methods.
Contributors are T. Christopher Aplin, Tara Browner, Paula Conlon, David E. Draper, Elaine Keillor, Lucy Lafferty, Franziska von Rosen, David Samuels, Laurel Sercombe, and Judith Vander.
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Second, in several versions Dirty Face is associated with a specific location. In Peter Heck’s Upper Chehalis version Muskrat dives for dirt five times (the pattern number again) to re-create the world after the flood brought on by Thrush. Muskrat names the resulting mound of land Tiger Lily (masi’ak’ ’i), now called Black Mountain (located near Gate in Upper Chehalis country) (Adamson 1934: 1–2). Jonas Secena’s Upper Chehalis rendering also locates Black Mountain as the place Muskrat created with the aid of his spirit power; he adds that at Gate (near the Mima Prairie) “the earth still remains in the shape of waves” (Adamson 1934: 3).
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