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Title Native American dance : ceremonies and social traditions / Charlotte Heth, general editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution ; Golden, Colo. : Starwood Pub., c1992.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    OVERSZ 394.30897 NAT    Available
Description ix, 196 p. : col. ill. ; 34 cm.
Note Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the National Museum of the American Indian, held at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York, Nov. 15, 1992 to Jan. 24, 1993.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-187) and index.
Contents American Indian dance : a celebration of survival and adaptation / Charlotte Heth -- Inside the longhouse : dances of the Haudenosaunee / Ron LaFrance -- Dancing the cycles of life / Linley B. Logan -- The fiesta : rhythm of life in the Sierras of Mexico and the Altiplano of Bolivia / Nancy Rosoff and Olivia Cadaval -- Zapotec dances and music from the northern Sierra of Oaxaca / Manuel Rios Morales -- The music and dance that nourishes and gladdens the deities of the Tzotziles and Tzeltales / Jaime Torres Burguete -- The Aymara fiesta : linking community realities / Tomás Huanca Laura -- White Mountain Apache dance : expressions of spirituality / Cécile R. Ganteaume -- The crown dance / Edgar Perry -- The beauty, humor, and power of Tewa Pueblo dance / Jill D. Sweet -- Shadeh / Rina Swentzell and Dave Warren.
Southern Plains dance : tradition and dynamics / Thomas W. Kavanagh -- Tonkonga : the Kiowa Black Legs military society / William C. Meadows and Gus Palmer, Sr. -- Northern Plains dance / Lynn F. Huenemann -- The sun dance / Arthur Amiotte -- Stoney / Fred Nahwooksy -- Contemporary Alaska native dance : the spirit of tradition / Maria Williams -- Dance rattles of the northwest coast / Mary Jane Lenz -- Modern native dance : beyond tribe and tradition / Rosalie M. Jones -- Cherokee stomp dance : laughter rises up / Rayna Green.
Subject National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.
Indians -- Dances -- Exhibitions.
Indians -- Rites and ceremonies -- Exhibitions.
Indians -- Religion -- Exhibitions.
Indian mythology -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Heth, Charlotte, ed.
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
ISBN 1563730200 : 45.00
1563730219 (pbk.) : 24.95

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