Navajo Indians -- Music
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Donald L. Roberts Collection of Music of the Southwest and Mexico
Abstract The collection contains recordings of Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo songs, as well as a few Apache, Ute, and Kiowa songs. A major part deals with the history and use of sand paintings, native medicine and star beliefs. There are also Matachines dances, a Los Pastores program and a concert of songs performed by the University of Chihuahua Folkloric group. The collection includes detailed explanations of the selections.
Manuel Archuleta collection of Pueblo Indian, Navajo and Hopi music
Abstract The collection contains Native American music from San Juan, San Felipe, Laguna, Taos and Zuni Pueblos, as well as the Navajo and Hopi. The songs were recorded in the 1940s by Manuel Archuleta, of San Juan Pueblo.
Dates: ca. 1940-1970
Mary Louise Perrine Recordings of Navajo Chants, Songs, and Prayers
Abstract This collection contains three CDs with Navajo children and adults performing social songs.
Odd S. Halseth Collection of Native American Social Songs and Interviews
Abstract This collection consists of 278 sound recordings made in 1950 and 1965. It contains social songs, dances, violin and vocal presentations, oral history interviews and commentaries about Native American customs, social life, ceremonies and rituals.