Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America

Editor/Author Keillor, Elaine, Archambault, Timothy James and Kelly, John Medicine Horse
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $89.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $133.50
ISBN: 978-0-31-333600-3
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 40
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book is a one-stop reference resource for the vast variety of musical expressions of the First Peoples' cultures of North America, both past and present.

Share this

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Historical Overview
  • REGIONAL ESSAYS
  • Arctic Region
  • Western Communal Dwelling
  • Central and Eastern Communal Dwelling
  • Vocal Singing Style
  • Contemporary Musics
  • Iglulingmiut (Iglulik)
  • Netsilingmiut (Netsilik)
  • Ulukhaktokmiut (Copper)
  • Inuvialuit
  • Iňupiat
  • Yup'ik or Cup'ik
  • Subarctic Region
  • Musical Traditions West of the Mackenzie River
  • Musical Presentations East of the Mackenzie River
  • Musical Customs in the Subarctic Cordillera
  • Algonkian (Algic)-Speaking Music in Central Canada
  • Contemporary Music
  • Dane-Zaa
  • Deg Hit'an (Ingalik)
  • Eeyou
  • Gwich'in
  • Innu
  • Koyukon
  • Tanana
  • Tanaina
  • Tłiçho or Tåîchô (Dogrib)
  • Northwest Coast Region
  • Importance of Musical Expressions
  • Ownership of Songs for Gatherings
  • Haida
  • Nu-Chah-Nulth (Nootka)
  • Nuxalk
  • Squamish
  • Takelma
  • Tlingit
  • Wet'suwet'en
  • Great Plateau Region
  • Teachings Today
  • Traditional Songs
  • Ktunaxa (Kutenai, Kootenay, Kootenai)
  • Modoc
  • Nimi'ipuu, Nimipu (Nez Percé)
  • Salish (Flathead)
  • Sylix/Okanagan (Nselxcin, Nespelem, Sanpoil)
  • Yakama
  • Plains Region
  • Sacred Dance Ceremonies with Their Many Songs
  • Major Changes in the 19th Century
  • Arapaho (Inuna-Ina/Hinonocino)
  • Blackfoot Confederacy (Peigan or Piikani, Siksika or Blackfoot–Blackfeet, Kainai or Blood)
  • Cheyenne (Tsitsistas/So'taeo'o/Masikota)
  • Cree Plains (Iyiniwok/Ininiwok or Nehiyawok, Nehiyaw)
  • Crow (Apsáalooke)
  • Kiowa (Gaigwu, Kgoy-Goo, Kaw-Eh-Goo)
  • Lakota Sioux (Teton Western Sioux, Titunwan)
  • Northeastern Region
  • Great Lakes Area
  • Saint Lawrence Lowlands
  • Coastal Area
  • Contemporary Musical Developments
  • Anishinaabe (Ojibwe/Chippewa)
  • Burnurwurbskek (Penawahpskewi or Penobscot)
  • Kanienkehaka (Kanyen'kehaka or Mohawk)
  • Mi'kmaq (Mi'gmak, Micmac, Lnu'k)
  • Southeastern Region
  • Traditional Rituals
  • Trail of Tears
  • Musical Instruments
  • Traditional Vocal Repertoire and Singing Style
  • Continuing Musical Expressions
  • Excursions into Other Musical Genres
  • Caddo
  • Cherokee (Aniyun-Wiya)
  • Choctaw (Chakchiuma, Chatot, Tchakta)
  • Seminole
  • Great Basin Region
  • Western/Southwestern Basin's Traditional Rituals
  • Northwestern Basin Area Shoshoni Ceremonials
  • Northeastern Basin Area Ute Ceremonials
  • Traditional Great Basin Musical Characteristics
  • Circle Dance Songs as a Basis of New Religions
  • Contemporary Musical Practices
  • Paiute
  • Shoshoni
  • Ute
  • Southwestern Region
  • Traditional Rituals of the Pueblos
  • Rituals of the Diné (Navajo and Apache)
  • Traditional Rituals of the Rancheria Peoples
  • Waila and Other Contemporary Musical Practices
  • Diné-Apache
  • Diné-Navaho
  • Hopi
  • Tewa Pueblos
  • Yaqui
  • Yumans/Quechan
  • California Region
  • Northwestern Area
  • Northeastern Area
  • North-Central California
  • San Joaquin Valley and Sierra Nevada
  • Central Coast Cultures
  • Southern California Cultures
  • Ajumawi - Atsugewi Nation
  • Cahuilla
  • Chumash
  • Hupa/Natinook-wa¯
  • Mono/Monache
  • Pomo
  • Yurok/Oohi (Olekwo'l)
  • A-Z ENTRIES
  • A
  • Aerophones (Flutes and Whistles)
  • The AIM Song
  • Avery Dawn
  • B
  • Ballard Louis
  • Bell John Kim
  • Blues
  • Brass Bands
  • Broadcasting—Radio, Television, and Internet
  • Buck Sadie
  • C
  • Chacon Raven
  • Chicken Scratch
  • Chordophones (String Instruments)
  • Classical Music Performers
  • Concert Music Composers
  • Country and Western Music
  • Crow Hop Dance
  • D
  • Davids Brent Michael
  • Drum Dance
  • Drum Group
  • E
  • Electronica
  • Ethnomusicologists
  • F
  • Fancy Dance
  • Fiddling
  • Film Music
  • Flute Players and Performances
  • Folkways Recordings
  • Forty-Niners
  • G
  • Ghost Dance Songs
  • Gospel/Hymnody
  • Gourd Dance
  • Guitar Performers
  • H
  • Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
  • Hip Hop and Rap
  • Hoop Dance
  • I
  • Idiophones
  • J
  • Jazz
  • Jingle Dance
  • K
  • Katchina Songs
  • Kilpatrick Jack Frederick
  • L
  • Love Songs
  • M
  • Membranophones (Drums)
  • Métis National Anthem
  • Morris Sam
  • Music Awards
  • N
  • Native American Record Labels
  • New Age
  • O
  • Owl Dance
  • P
  • Peyote Songs
  • Pow Wow Songs of Northern Style
  • Pow Wow Songs of Southern Style
  • Q
  • Quincy George
  • R
  • Rabbit Dance Songs
  • Rock ’n’ Roll
  • Round Dance Songs
  • S
  • Shakers/Rattles
  • Shawl Dance
  • Smoke Dance
  • Snake Dance
  • Sneak-Up Song and Dance
  • Songwriters
  • Stick Game (Hand Game) Songs
  • T
  • Tate Jerod Impichchaachaaha
  • Throat Singing
  • V
  • Vocables
  • W
  • Waila (Chicken Scratch Music)
  • Y
  • Yeagley David
  • About the Authors