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Myths & Stories

Boas, Franz. 1888/1964. The Central Eskimo. Reprint edition. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Breaker, Jonathan. 2005. “Traditional knowledge.” Email message. February 9, 2005.

Brown, Emily Ivanhoff. 1987.  “Ticasuk”. Tales of Ticasuk: Eskimo Legends & Stories. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Burland, Cottie. 1965. North American Indian Mythology. London: Paul Hamlyn.

Brass, Eleanor. 1978. Medicine Boy and other Cree Tales. Calgary: Glenbow Museum.

Clément, Daniel and Martin, Noeline. 1993. “Coutumes et légendes algonquines d’après un inédit de Juliette Gaultier de La Verendrye.” Recherches amérindiennes au Québec 23 (2-3): 69 - 85.

Conlon, Paula. 1983. The flute of the Canadian Amerindian: an analysis of the vertical whistle flute with external block and its music.  M.A. thesis. Ottawa: Carleton University.

Dene Nation. 1984. Denendeh: Dene Celebration. Yellowknife, N. W. T. (distributed by McClelland and Stewart).

Lamouche-Knibb, James. 2005.  Personal interview.  January 3, 2005.

Shirt, Trina. 2004. Personal Interview: Drum Experiences. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. November 2004.

Shirt, Trina. 2005. “Traditional knowledge.” Phone interview. February 4, 2005.

Tagoona, Kendra. 2005. “Traditional knowledge.” Email message. February 9, 2005.

Vennum, Thomas. 1982. The Ojibwa Dance Drum: Its history and construction. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Von Rosen, Franziska. 2005. Personal communication. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. February 2005.

Wissler, Clark and D.C. Duvall. 1995 (reprinted). Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press.

Whitehead, Ruth Holmes. 1988. Stories from the Six Worlds: Micmac Legends. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing Ltd.

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Anon. 1987a. “How a drum is made.” Isumasi 1/1 (March 1987): 14-16.

Anon. 1987b. “Vocabulary of the drum dance,” Isumasi 1/1 (March 1987): 18.

Arima, E.Y. and Magnús Einarsson. 1976. “Whence and When the “Eskimo Fiddle’?” Folk 18: 23-40.

Arna’naaq, Luke. 1987. “Remembering the dance,” Isumasi 1/1 (March 1987): 12-13.

Balikci, Asen. 1970.  The Netsilik Eskimo. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press.

Catlin, George. 1844/1965. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume 1. Minneapolis: Ross & Haines Reprint.

Gallat-Morin, Elisabeth and Jean-Pierre Pinson. 2003. La vie musicale en Nouvelle-France. Sillery QC: Septentrion.

Hassrick, Royal B. 1964. The Sioux. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Hungry Wolf, Adolf. 1977. The Blood People. New York: Harper & Row.

Hawkes. E. W. 1916. The Labrador Eskimo. Ottawa: Canadian Department of Mines   Geological Survey.

Jefferson, Robert. 1929. “50 Years on the Saskatchewan,” Canadian Northwest Society Publication 1: 1 – 160.

Johnson, Frederick. 1943. “Notes on Micmac Shamanism.” Primitive Man 16: 53-80.

Keillor, Elaine. 1985-86. "Les tambours des Athapascans du Nord," Recherches
amerindiennes au québec 15/4 (hiver 1985-86), pp. 43-52.

Mandelbaum David G. 1940/1979. The Plains Cree: An Ethnographical, Historical and Comparative Study.  Regina:  University of Regina, Canadian Plains Research Centre

Mills, Antonia Curtze. 1981. The Beaver Indian Prophet Dance and Related Movements Among North American Indians. PhD dissertation. Harvard University.

Payne, Richard W. 1999. The Native American Plains Flute. Oklahoma City: Toubat
Trails Publishing Co.

Russell, Frank. 1898. Explorations of the Far North. Iowa: University of Iowa.

Thwaites, Reuben Gold, ed. 1959 [1896-1901] The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents. New York: Pageant Books. [Also available at www.canadiana.org]

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Cavanagh, Beverley.  1982.  Music of the Netsilik Eskimo: A study of stability and change. Vol. I. Canadian Ethnology Service Paper, #82. Ottawa: National Museum of Man- Mercury Series.

Diamond, Beverley, M. Sam Cronk, and Franziska von Rosen. 1994. Visions of Sound. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Erickson, Vincent O. and Bruce G. Trigger, ed. 1978. “Maliseet- Passamaquoddy” in HANDBOOK OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS 15, p. 123- 136. Washington: Smithsonian Institution.

Feld, Steven. 1990. Sound and Sentiment: Birds, Weeping, Poetics, and Song in Kaluli Expression. 2nd edition. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Files, Angela E. M. 1992. “Seven Native Cultural Groups of North America [Canada].” Pow Wow Time 1/1 (August 1992): 26-27.

Flannery, Regina. 1939. An analysis of Coastal Algonquian Culture.  Catholic University of America, Anthropological Series 7. Washington, D.C., Johnson, Frederick. 1943. Notes on Micmak Shamanism.  Primitive Man 16 (1943): 53-80.

Mechling, William Hubbs. 1917. The social and religious life of the Malecites & Micmaks, Harvard University. Ph.D. dissertation.

Rickman, David. 1984.  Northwest Coast Indians Colouring Book. New York: Dover Publications
Shearwood, Mrs. F. P. 1943. By Water & The Word. Toronto: Macmillan.

Speck, Frank,G.. 1995.  Midwinter Rites of the Cayuga Longhouse. (1949). Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

Thwaites, Reuben Gold, ed. 1959 [1896 - 1901].  The Jesuit Relations & Allied Documents. New York: Pageant Books.  [Also available at www.canadiana.org]

von Rosen, Franziska and Margaret Paul. “Drum, Songs, Vibrations: Conversations with a Passamaquoddy Traditional Singer.”  Music of the First Nations, Tara Browner ed. forthcoming, University of Illinois Press.

Sound

Beaudry, Nicole.  2001.  “Arctic Canada and Alaska.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland, pp.  374-382.

Bierhorst, John.  1979. A Cry From the Earth: Music of the North American Indians.  Santa Fe: Ancient City Press.

Clealls (John Medicine Horse Kelly). 1987.  Personal conversations with Tunkasila (Grandfather) Sydney Keith in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Conlon, Paula.  1983. The Flute of the Canadian Amerindian: An Analysis of the Vertical Whistle Flute with External Block and Its Music. MA Thesis, Carleton University.

Densmore, Frances.  1939/1972.  Nootka and Quileute Music.  New York: Da Capo Press, 1939/1972.

Diamond, Beverley, M.  Sam Cronk and Franziska von Rosen.  1994.  Visions of Sound: Musical Instruments of First Nations Communities in Northeastern America.  Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Diamond, Beverley.  2001. “Northern Canada Popular Music.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland,  pp.  1279-1281.

Diamond, Beverley.  2001. “Overview of Music in Canada.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed. New York: Garland, pp. 1066-1100.

Diamond, Beverley.  2001. “Overview of Northern Canada.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland, pp.  1274-1278.

Dion, Joseph.  1979. My Tribe, the Crees. Calgary: Glenbow Museum.

Gooding, Erik D. 2001. “Plains.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland, pp. 440-456.

Goodman, Linda J. 2001. “Northwest Coast.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland, pp. 394-403.

Haefer, J. Richard. 2001. “Musical Instruments.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland, pp. 472-479.

Johnston, Basil. 1976. Ojibway Heritage: The Ceremonies, Rituals, Songs, Dances, Prayers, and Legends of the Ojibway. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart.

Keillor, Elaine. In The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, eds.  Stanley Sadie, John Tyrell.  London: Macmillan, 2001.  “Amerindian Music,”
Vol.  1, pp. 484-493/503-504, and “Canada: Indigenous Adaptations,” Vol.4, pp.  913-916.

Levine, Victoria Lindsay. 2001. “Northeast.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada. Ellen Koskoff, ed. New York: Garland, pp. 461-465.

Mason, Bernard S. 1974. Drums, Tomtoms & Rattles. New York: Dover Publications.

Payne, Richard W.  1999. The Native American Plains Flute. Oklahoma City: Toubat Trails Publishing.

Pearson, Tina. 1987. “Making a Drum With Albert Davis.” Musicworks 37: 17-22.

Romero, Brenda M. 2001. “Great Lakes.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada. Ellen Koskoff, ed. New York: Garland, pp.  451-460.

Spotted Eagle, Douglas. 1997. Voices of Native America. Liberty: Eagle’s View Publishing.

World Soundscape Project. 1999, 2nd Ed.  Handbook of Acoustic Ecology. Barry Truax, ed. http://www.sfu.ca/sonic-studio/handbook/index.html  Vancouver: Simon Fraser University and ARC Publications.

Densmore, Frances.  1910-13/1972 Chippewa Music.  New York: Da Capo Press.

Densmore, Frances.  1979. Chippewa Customs.  Minneapolis: Minnesota Historical Society Press.

Beaudry, Nicole.  2001.  “Subarctic Canada.” The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 3: The United States and Canada.  Ellen Koskoff, ed.  New York: Garland, pp.  383-392. 

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