The Ojibwa Dance Drum

The Ojibwa Dance Drum

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Hiding in a lake under lily pads after fleeing U.S. soldiers, a Dakota woman was given a vision over the course of four days instructing her to build a large drum and teaching her the songs that would bring peace and end the killing of her people. From the Dakota, the qbig drumq spread throughout the Algonquian-speaking tribes to the Ojibwe, becoming the centerpiece of their religious ceremonies. This edition of qThe Ojibwe Dance Drum, qoriginally created through the collaboration of Ojibwe drum maker and singer William Bineshii Baker Sr. and folklorist Thomas Vennum, has a new introduction by history professor Rick St. Germaine that discusses the research behind this book and updates readers on the recent history of the Ojibwe Drum Dance.We gave one Drum to the Winnebagos some time ago, but they dona#39;t treat them the same as we do. They just use them ... About 1934 old mishiman (John Apple), the owner of a Drum here, decided to give his Drum to Flambeau. The membersanbsp;...

Title:The Ojibwa Dance Drum
Author:Thomas Vennum
Publisher:Minnesota Historical Society - 2015-01-27


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