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Trail of Tears
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performed by Peter La Farge, 1931-1965; in As Long as the Grass Shall Grow: Peter La Farge Sings of the Indians (Folkways Records, 1963), 4 mins
Long before Hollywood dramatized the plight of Native Americans, Peter La Farge was writing about his peoples' experiences, from songs about Tecumseh and the Trail of Tears to a rhyme about the atom bomb: "Take back the megaton / Give us back our lances / We will make our own wars / And we will dance our dances."
performed by Peter La Farge, 1931-1965; in As Long as the Grass Shall Grow: Peter La Farge Sings of the Indians (Folkways Records, 1963), 4 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 52 mins
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Folksongs of Saskatchewan
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produced by Barbara Cass-Beggs (Folkways Records, 1963), 53 mins

These folk tunes reflect the great humor and humility of Saskatchewan inhabitants, be they long-time locals or newcomers, that has developed as all have had to negotiate life in a harsh climate and vast, isolated space.

produced by Barbara Cass-Beggs (Folkways Records, 1963), 53 mins
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Healing Songs of the American Indians
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produced by Charles Hofmann, fl. 1966 (Folkways Records, 1965), 29 mins

When some American Indian medicine men and women were called upon to heal an ailing tribesmember, they would fast in order to receive a song in dream or vision instructing them in how to carry out the treatment of their patient. This is one of the many insights on American Indian healing practices reported by Dr...

produced by Charles Hofmann, fl. 1966 (Folkways Records, 1965), 29 mins
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Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women
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produced by Howard Bass and Rayna Green, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
Powerful living music from Native women in the United States and Canada includes performances rarely heard beyond these artists’ communities. Ceremonial and social songs traditionally sung by women, other music now performed by women, and material that combines traditional and contemporary themes and musical fo...
produced by Howard Bass and Rayna Green, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
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My Life in Recording: Canadian-Indian Folklore
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produced by Marius Barbeau, 1883-1969 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
produced by Marius Barbeau, 1883-1969 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
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American Indian Powwow - Music of the Navajo Indians
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performed by Sam Yazzie Sr. (ARC Music Productions, 2012), 47 mins, 13 page(s)
performed by Sam Yazzie Sr. (ARC Music Productions, 2012), 47 mins, 13 page(s)
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