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Music of the Algonkians: Woodland Indians: Cree, Montagnais, Naskapi
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produced by Owen R. Jones, Jr. (Folkways Records, 1972), 38 mins

For the Cree, Montagnais, and Naskapi hunters whose songs are represented on this album, success in hunting was crucial because for a time it provided the only means of subsistence. Hunters would As a result, hunters treated their hunting trips with great devotion and seriousness. Before heading off to hunt, th...

produced by Owen R. Jones, Jr. (Folkways Records, 1972), 38 mins
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No More Auction Block For Me
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996; performed by Alan Mills, 1913-1977; in O' Canada: A History in Song (Folkways Records, 1956), 3 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which comprises the first half of Folkways...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996; performed by Alan Mills, 1913-1977; in O' Canada: A History in Song (Folkways Records, 1956), 3 mins
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Songs and Dances of the Great Lakes Indians
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produced by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath, 1903-1992 (Folkways Records, 1956), 47 mins

Gertrude Prokosch Kurath recorded and comments on music performed by the Great Lakes tribes of Algonquin, Meskwaki, Ojibwa, Iroquois and others. On this collection you’ll find a fish dance, peace pipe dance and powwow dance; a bear dance, eagle dance and deer song; a medicine song, drinking song and canoe song.

produced by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath, 1903-1992 (Folkways Records, 1956), 47 mins
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Songs for Woodworkers
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(Collector Records, 1977), 42 mins

"Come all you jolly fellows and listen to my song. It’s all about the shantyboys and how they get along." [The Lumber Camp Song] In this collection of Songs for Woodworkers Joe Glazer definitely captures the essence of the jolly spirit of the men and women that often worked in rather harsh and dangerous condi...

(Collector Records, 1977), 42 mins
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Wood That Sings: Indian Fiddle Music of the Americas
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produced by Terence Winch, 1945- and Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
This anthology of Indian fiddle music of the Americas features performances by Indian musicians from Nova Scotia and Manitoba to North Dakota and Arizona, to Mexico, Peru, and elsewhere in Latin America. Using this most popular of instruments as a way to explore the great variety and creativity of Indian musical...
produced by Terence Winch, 1945- and Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
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