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The Iroquois Eagle Dance: An Offshoot of the Calumet Dance (Iroquois & Their Neighbors)

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Originally published as Bulletin 156 of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution in 1953, this volume explores the celebration of the Eagle Dance in New York and Canada during the 1930s and its relationship to the widespread Calumet Dance of the 17th century. Also included is Kurath's detailed analysis of the Eagle Dance music and choreography, based on Fenton's recordings and on her own observations of local performances.

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Originally published in the Bulletin of the Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology in 1953, this volume explores how the Eagle Dance was celebrated in New York and Canada during the 1930s and how it related to the widespread Calumet Dance of the 17th century. Also included is Gertrude Prokosch Kurath's detailed analysis of the Eagle Dance music and choreography, based on Fenton's recordings and on her own observations of local performances.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815625339
Other:
Fenton, William N.
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Author:
Fenton, William N.
Location:
Syracuse, N.Y. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Rites and ceremonies
Subject:
Iroquois indians
Subject:
Dances
Subject:
Iroquois Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Subject:
Iroquois dance.
Subject:
Eagle dance.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Syracuse Univ P Paperback
Series:
Iroquois & Their Neighbors
Series Volume:
1000A, 1961
Publication Date:
19911231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
8.99x5.89x.91 in. 1.14 lbs.

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