By Anna Hoefnagels
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Extra resources for Aboriginal Music in Contemporary Canada: Echoes and Exchanges
Morrison 1996, Neuenfeldt 1996, 2002b, Patterson 1996a, Scales 1996, 1999, 2002, 2004, Tulk 2003, Valentine 2003, von Rosen 1998, Whidden 2007, and Wright-McLeod 1996). Among the identity studies, however, the foci have varied a great deal. , Baxter-Moore, Neuenfeldt, V. Morrison, Patterson, and Wright-McLeod) address Native American identity more broadly, often with an emphasis on sociopolitical issues articulated in song. Laurent Jerôme (2005) explores Atikamekw youth culture but with an emphasis on the Atikamekw’s use of the traditional drum, the teueikan.
Morrison, Patterson, and Wright-McLeod) address Native American identity more broadly, often with an emphasis on sociopolitical issues articulated in song. Laurent Jerôme (2005) explores Atikamekw youth culture but with an emphasis on the Atikamekw’s use of the traditional drum, the teueikan. Karl Neuenfeldt (1996, 2002a), whose work is usefully informed by his knowledge of both Canadian and Australian Indigenous scenes, has written about the ways that song texts articulate social issues. K. Caldwell (1999) further explore this theme.
The final chapter in this section also addresses powwows and tradition. “Aboriginal Women and the Powwow Drum: Restrictions, Teachings, and Challenges,” by Anna Hoefnagels, queries the common practices and traditional teachings associated with making powwow music. At most powwows men strike the powwow drum and lead the singing of the song, and if women are present as musicians, they are usually restricted to the role of back-up singer, entering in particular places in the songs an octave higher than the men.