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Abstract

Linguistic and cultural fieldwork about songs associated with the Crow Dance of the Northern Arapaho and its relation to the Ghost Dance and other tribes' dances. Consists of linguistic and cultural analysis and transcription of 16 pre-recorded songs sung by Fred Gone, Sr. an with Arapaho consultant, William C'Hair. Also includes extensive discussion of Arapaho customs and ceremonies. Recorded in Arapahoe, Wyoming on 18 July 1995.

Collection information

Provenance

Presented by Orrin Hatton. This material was recorded with the assistance of a Phillips Fund grant.

General physical description

5 sound tape reels (4 hr., 44 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono ; 7 in.

Related material

Project report, correspondence among researchers and consultant, song texts with notes, song transcriptions, subject index and finding aid to interview tapes, transcript of tape 1, and various linguistic and melodic analyses can be found in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

Indexing Terms

Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Arapaho Indians--Music
  • Arapaho Indians--Rites and ceremonies
  • Arapaho Indians--Social life and customs
  • Arapaho dance
  • Arapaho language
  • Ghost dance


Detailed Inventory
Audio recordings
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01-01. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Introductory remarks and discussion of songs
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:29:37Request File

"Opening discussion about translation of 'my children' and use in song, singular or plural. Introductions. Discussion of the order of song performance (tape collection has a random order). Description of the Gone songs and their use (not ceremonial songs). Discussion about notation of Arapaho language in IPA. C'Hair is conversant in linguistic notation, accustomed to writing his language and working as a linguistic and cultural consultant. Discussion of songtexts; compression of words in songs."

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General physical description: 00:29:37


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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01-02. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #1, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:28:07Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #1. [3:05 - 6:50] Discussion follows: Arapaho text, notation, and English translation; 'day of wind'. Irrelevant discussion of Indian word for St. Louis and reference to Mexicans or Spaniards as 'bread people.' Discussion of misappropriation of term 'Crow Dance' for the 'Dance of God'; language used in prayers; Jack Wilson (Wovoka) and Ghost Dance; origins of 'Dance of God' from the Sioux people; Omaha dance from the Omaha people (wolf people), 'Wolf Dance'; Rabbit Dance and Owl Dance."

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General physical description: 00:28:07


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language; Omaha dance; Sioux dance

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02-01. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of the transcripton of Song #1
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:04:56Request File

"Discussion of song text transcription; clarification of nature of songs in Gone/Taylor collection (significance to Arapaho people)."

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General physical description: 00:04:56


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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02-02. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #2, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:10:56Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #2. Further discussion of use of singular and plural; song compression issue; text: 'where the water runs out' or 'real wooden dishes'?"

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General physical description: 00:10:56


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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02-03. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #3, The Bow Song, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:10:26Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #3. Pronunciation of words to facilitate pitch notation. The Bow Song; the singer is emulating thunder, drumming upon the earth; discussion of wearing bow and plume."

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General physical description: 00:10:26


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language; dress

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02-04. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #4, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:04:40Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #4. Discussion of verb meaning to roar like thunder."

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General physical description: 00:04:40


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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02-05. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Continuing discussion of Song #4
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:17:19Request File

"Discussion of fitting words to melody; origin of term 'push up' for introductory phrases in powwow songs; singing instructions; attempts to elicit song terminology; singers are 'eagles' or keepers of songs."

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General physical description: 00:17:19


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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02-06. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #5, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:06:51Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #5. Comparison of Gros Ventre and Arapaho pronunciation; discussion of words excluding speaker and person to."

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General physical description: 00:06:51


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language; Atsina language

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02-07. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #6, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:05:50Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #6. Discussion of additions and compression of text to fit melody of song; mention of old tape of Gros Ventre speaking by Robert Mount."

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General physical description: 00:05:50


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language; Atsina language

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03-01. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Continued discussion of Song #6
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:02:15Request File

"Further discussion of song #6; significance of context to facilitate understanding of text."

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General physical description: 00:02:15


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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03-02. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #7, The Spoon Song, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:10:46Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #7. The Spoon Song. Replacement of initial glottal stop with an /h/ and subsequent change in meaning; description of spoon made of buffalo horn with quillwork decorations (this is paraphrenalia from 'dance of god'; discussion of other ritual paraphrenalia--whistle, bowl, quirt, spear, fork stick, spoon, kingfisher."

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General physical description: 00:10:46


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language; dress

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03-03. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #8, Song for the Keeper of the Bow, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:06:44Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #8. Song for the Keeper of the Bow. Discussion of song text and transcription; launching vowel."

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General physical description: 00:06:44


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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03-04. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #9, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:10:44Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #9. Gros Ventre text; song goes with the paint ceremony; discussion of singular and plural usage; red paint; mourning customs."

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General physical description: 00:10:44


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho Indians--Rites and ceremonies; Arapaho language; Atsina language

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03-05. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #10, Buffalo Chaser Song, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:26:26Request File

"Discussion of getting together for follow up. Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #10. Buffalo Chaser Song. Extensive discussion of song text, apparent meaning; discussion of transcription(s); speculation on meaning of songtext."

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General physical description: 00:26:26


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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03-06. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #11, Song for the Whistle Carrier
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:02:28Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #11. Song for the Whistle Carrier."

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General physical description: 00:02:28


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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04-01. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of Song #11, Song for the Whistle Carrier
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:06:34Request File

"Discussion of song #11; discussion of text and transcription."

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General physical description: 00:06:34


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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04-02. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #12, Second song for the Whistle Carrier, 'I am also a magpie,' with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:19:06Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #12. Second song for the Whistle Carrier; Carrier dances to this song. 'I am also a magpie'; discussion of pronunciation; discussion of magpie's special attributes; discussion of cardinal versus red-tailed hawk; discussion of circumstances that might precipitate a vow leading to sponsorship of ceremony."

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General physical description: 00:19:06


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho Indians--Rites and ceremonies; Arapaho language; Black-billed magpie

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04-03. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of sacrifice of pup and Crow Dance
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:04:45Request File

"[D]iscussion of preparations for cooking a pup in ceremony; participation of Eagle Society in ceremony; whip man and Black Bird Dance."

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General physical description: 00:04:45


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Animal sacrifice; Arapaho Indians--Rites and ceremonies

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04-04. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of whip dance, sacrifice of pup, and Eagle Society
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:17:31Request File

"Further discussion of whip dance, bustle dance and sacrifice of pup; discussion of human sacrifice and cannibalism; more on eating pup. Questions for consultant attempting to clarify points relative to sacrifice of pup; no real parallels with Assiniboine Kettle Drum ritual; pup is sacred food, but not the same significane up north; discussion of songs and Fred Gone. Discussion of Ronald Lah's work with Arapaho music; further comparison with Assiniboine Kettle Dance; participation of Eagle Society; whip man's responsibilities in old days and today."

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General physical description: 00:17:31


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Animal sacrifice; Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho Indians--Social life and customs

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04-05. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #13, "Whirlwind song--'that is my flag,'" with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:06:30Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #13. 'Whirlwind song--'that is my flag'. Probably not a song to dance to; discussion of text and pronunciation."

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General physical description: 00:06:30


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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04-06. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #14, "I fly around the sky," with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:03:14Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #14. Song--'I fly around the sky'; a good traditional dance song; you are the eagle, the spirit of the eagle."

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General physical description: 00:03:14


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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05-01. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #15, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:09:17Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #15. Discussion of song text and pronunciation, transcription; preparation of paint; discussion of colors and paints; other consultants for certain topics."

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General physical description: 00:09:17


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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05-02. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Gone, Fred P.. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Song #16, with discussion
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:12:06Request File

"Play tape of [Fred] Gone singing song #16. Discussion of song text and pronunciation; pitches; switches for what Gone thought to be correct Arapaho; word boundaries; red clouds and 'where I fly'; discussion of terminology for various snow conditions."

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Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Arapaho language

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05-03. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of the origins of Ghost Dance and Crow Dance
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:09:19Request File

"Discussion of origins of Ghost Dance, Crow Dance, and significance/role of Yellow Calf to these ceremonies. Discussion of families associated with paraphrenalia used in 'dance of god' ceremony."

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General physical description: 00:09:19


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Music; Ghost dance

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05-04. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of reservation districts, ceremony staging and naming, and names for Pawnee and Omaha people
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:06:29Request File

"Discussion of reservation districts; possibility of staging the ceremony this fall/winter; difficulty of changing the name of the ceremony at this late date; names for Pawnee and Omaha people."

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General physical description: 00:06:29


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Rites and ceremonies; Arapaho Indians--Social life and customs; Omaha Indians; Pawnee Indians

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05-05. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of feather bustle construction
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:06:14Request File

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Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress; Arapaho Indians--Rites and ceremonies; dress

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05-06. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of significance of dance to Indian people
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:01:21Request File

"[N]o such thing as war dance."

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General physical description: 00:01:21


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Indians of North America--Dance

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05-07. C'Hair, Wayne. C'Hair, William James. Hatton, Orin T., 1953-. Taylor, Allan R. (Allan Ross), 1931-.
Discussion of the order and purpose of the songs
1995-07-18 1.0 .mp3 ; 00:02:48Request File

"[William] C'Hair says these were fun sessions; songs cannot be put in order--not the ritual songs; these are honor songs for the keepers of the ritual paraphrenalia, and educational songs (i.e. the song they use when they honor the person that has the bow)."

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General physical description: 00:02:48


Geographic Name(s): Arapahoe (Wyo.)

Subject(s): Arapaho dance; Arapaho Indians--Social life and customs

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