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The 6th Annual Graduate Student Symposium: Paper Panel (9:00-10:00)

Canadian Studies Center, Jackson School of International Studies

Indigenous Identities, Histories and Performance

Chair: Dr. Daniel Hart, American Indian Studies; Chair and Director of Canadian Studies (University of Washington)

9:00 - Libby Concord (University of Victoria) Frances Densmore’s Music of the Indians of British Colombia: An Unexplored History

9:30 -­ Kim Carter Munoz (University of Washington) Transnational and Local Identities Performed in Náhuatl Trío Huasteco Musicin Mexico Post-­ NAFTA

10:00 -­ Brooke Wilken (University of Victoria) Living Culture: Celu Amberstone Describes Stoney Nation’s North American Indian Ecumenical Conferences and the Yellow Wolf Intertribal Powwow

10:30 -­ Robert Pitzer (University of Washington) Musical Identities at the Yakama Nation Tribal School

Selected Resources for Further Reading

Music of the Indians of British Columbia
Call Number: ML3557.D36 B7 1943a (Music Library Downstairs, Odegaard Stacks)

Rock the nation : Latin/o identities and the Latin rock diaspora
Call Number: ML3534.6.L29 A83 2010 (Music Library Downstairs)

"An Acoustic Geography of Intertribal Pow-wow Songs" in Music of the First Nations: Tradition and Innovation in Native North America
Call Number: ML3557 .M87 2009 (Music Library Downstairs)

Around the sacred fire : native religious activism in the Red Power era : a narrative map of the Indian Ecumenical Conference
Call Number: E98.R3 T74 2003  (Bothell/CCC Stacks, Suzzallo/Allen Stacks, Tacoma Stacks)

Chief John Snow: Stoney-Nakoda Man Leads His People Through Good Times and Bad” in Windspeaker 01 September, 2006.
Available online [UW restricted]

Chief Joseph, Yellow Wolf, and the Creation of Nez Perce History in the Pacific Northwest
Call Number: E99.N5 M22 2004 (SpecColl Pacific NW)

Indians in Unexpected Places
Call Number: E98.S67 D46 2004 (Bothell/CCC Stacks, Suzzallo/Allen Stacks, Tacoma Stacks)

Into the circle : an introduction to the powwow
Request through Summit (about 5 days)

Native Postmodern: Powwows Today Mix the Authentic with the Kitschy. Is this Native Solidarity or the Loss of Something Sacred?” in Saturday Night 113 (October 1998): 17-19.
 [UW restricted]
Northern Style Powwow Music: Musical Features and Meanings” in Canadian Journal for Traditional Music 31 (2004):10-16.
[UW restricted]

Call Number: E98.P86 P67 2005 (Tacoma Stacks)

Powwows as Identity Markers: Tradition or Pan-Indian?” in Human Organization 55 (1996): 390-395. [UW restricted]
Soundscapes: Exploring Music in a Changing World
Request through Summit (about 5 days)

Sound identities : popular music and the cultural politics of education
Call Number: ML3470 .S62 1999 (Music Library Downstairs)