Teton Sioux Music and Culture

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I N D E X
[For a list of the songs contained in this volume, see pages XIII-XXV, and of the authorities cited, pages 551-553.]
ACCIDENTALS-- Page
diagram illustrating 45
tabular analysis 15, 30-31
AGE OF A SONG, how determined 11
AḰCITA--
duties of, 320
of word 313
remarks concerning, by Rev. J. Owen Dorsey 314
remarks concerning, by Hennepin313-314
remark concerning, by Lewis and Clark. 314
remark concerning, by Clark Wisaler314
ALÓWAŊPI--
also called "Huŋka" 69
definition of word 69
ALÓ WAŊPI CEREMONY--
invitation to perform 71
liberal rewards to performers 76
preparation for 71
significance of colors 77
songs 73, 75
statement by Looking Elk70
statement by Robert P. Higheagle70
tribes used by 68
use of corn in 72
ANALYSIS--
descriptive and diagrammatic, of Sioux and Chippewa songs 40-62
Manner of study suggested 8-9
melodic 26-34
method of 6
rhythmic 35-39
tabulated, of 600 Chippewa and Sioux songs 26-39
tabulated, of 240 Sioux songs 12-21
ARROWS--
feathers und 439
for buffalo, method of making 438
length required for buffalo 438
AUGMENTED SECOND, interval of, occurs in songs Nos. 63, 106, 225.
BADGER SOCIETY. SeeSociety.
BARRET, S. A., cited as an authority 470
BEAR, songs concerning 196, 197
BEAR EAGLE, songs by 236, 237, 351, 352
BEAR FACE, statement by 78
BEAR NECKLACE--
composer of songs 220
narrative concerning sacred stones 217-218
BEAR SOLDIER, song by 316
BEAR-WHTH-WHITE-PAW--
drum used in practice of medicine 267
necklace worn when attending sick 267
song by 268
supplication to bear when treating sick 268
BECKWHITE, PAUL, cited as an authority 470
BEGGING DANCE. SeeDance. Page
BLUE CLOUD, songs by 288, 511, 516
BOWS AND ARROWS for buffalo 437-439
BRAVE BUFFALO 437-439
dream of sacre d stone 207-208
narrative of buffalo dream 173-174, 175
narrative of elk dream 176-177
songs by 174, 176, 180, 209, 249, 250, 299, 300, 301
speech concerning horse 298
statement concerning animal dreams 172-173
statement concerning sacred stones 208
treatment of sick by 248-249
BUFFALO--
clamshell used for skinning 399
dreams concerning 173-176
uses made of parts of 436
white, description, uses 446
BUFFALO BOY--
informant concerning Sun dance 91
Sun-dance vow 91
BUFFALO HUNT--
cutting up of buffalo 443444
description by Śiyáka 439-440
description by Swift Dog 441-442
description of bows and arrows for 437-439
last held In 1882436
part of medicine-men in 437
prohibited at certain times 437
BUFFALO HUNT SONGS. SeeSongs.
BUFFALO SOCIETY. SeeSociety.
BUFFALO TRIBE, mentioned 65
BUSHOTTER, GEORGE, mention of grass dance 469
CATLIN, GEORGE--
cited 285
concerning buffalo hunting 436
CEREMONY--
Alówaŋpi68-77
HeyókaKága157
Spirit-keeping . 77-84
Sun dance 84-151
White Buffalo Calf pipe 67
See alsoAlówaŋpi ceremony; Spirit-keeping ceremony; White Buffalo Calf pipe ceremony.
CHARGING BEAR. SeeGrass.
CHARGING THUNDER--
dream of thunderbirds 170
informant concerning Sun dance 90
narrative of wolf dream 181, 183
songs by 67, 182, 183, 184, 194-195, 219, 220, 221, 222, 328
statement concerning Miwátani society 327
Sun-dance vow 90
CHASED-BY-BEARS--
informant concerning Sun dance 88
narrative of Sun dance 95-97
recoveryafter return of sacred stone 212-213

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword v
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations - Black and White Plates ix
  • List of Songs xiii
  • Names of Singers xxvi
  • Phonetic Key xxviii
  • Teton Sioux Music 1
  • Introduction 1
  • Analysis of Sioux and Chippewa Songs 40
  • Ceremonies 63
  • Old Songs 152
  • Dreams and Their Obligations 157
  • Societies (okoălakiā06iye) 284
  • Comparatively Modern Songs 428
  • The Buffalo Hunt (wanásapi) 436
  • Council and Chief Songs 448
  • Songs Connected with Dances and Games 468
  • Miscellaneous Songs 492
  • Rhythimc Units 528
  • Bibliography 551
  • I N D E X 555
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