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Eskimo Songs from Alaska
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produced by Charles Hofmann, fl. 1966 (Folkways Records, 1966), 44 mins

Recorded on St Lawrence Island by Miriam C. Stryker in 1966 this album features songs from the "Yupik" Eskimos that have long occupied the Island and who live in two separate villages Savoonga and Gambell. Eskimo legend tells of the Island’s formation: "The Sea Goddess, picking up a handful of ooze from the bott...

produced by Charles Hofmann, fl. 1966 (Folkways Records, 1966), 44 mins
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produced by Bruno Nettl, 1930-; in An Historical Album of Blackfoot Indian Music (Folkways Records, 1979), 2 mins
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Bear Song of Peter Wood / Old Hand Game Song / Ghost Dance Hand Game Song (medley)
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produced by Gene Weltfish, 1902-1980; performed by Mark Evarts, fl. 1936; in Music of the Pawnee (Folkways Records, 1965), 4 mins
produced by Gene Weltfish, 1902-1980; performed by Mark Evarts, fl. 1936; in Music of the Pawnee (Folkways Records, 1965), 4 mins
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Gijux Xa. Sheeyée: Song of the Golden Eagle
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produced by Barry Roderick, fl. 1981 and John Ingalls, fl. 1981; in Southeast Alaska Folk Tradition, Vol. 1: Exploration and Discovery, 1786-1897 (Folkways Records, 1981), 6 mins

This album recorded in 1980, is in part a spoken record that recounts Alaskan folktales, interspersed with traditional guitar interludes, live recordings of dances and chants and other songs. The disparate pieces brought together on this album recount Alaskan History through a diversity of perspectives; that is bo...

produced by Barry Roderick, fl. 1981 and John Ingalls, fl. 1981; in Southeast Alaska Folk Tradition, Vol. 1: Exploration and Discovery, 1786-1897 (Folkways Records, 1981), 6 mins
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performed by Bob Connelly, fl. 1975; in Yankee Go Home: Songs of Protest Against American Imperialism (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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