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Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Archives and Special Collections Laurie, John Lee
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John Lee Laurie fonds

  • WHYTE whyte-389
  • Fonds
  • 1956, 1958

Fonds consists mainly of recordings of songs by Sarcee, Stoney and Blackfoot Indians. Tape 1: Beaver Bundle songs, Peace Pipe Bundle songs, Two Weasel Coat songs, and One Woman's Circle Dance song, all sung by David Onespot (Sarcee). Tape 2: Stoney Indian songs and speakers. Includes: Ed Hunter, Nat Hunter, Bill McLean, Matthew Hunter, Albert Bearspaw, Judas Hunter and John Hunter. Tape 3: John Laurie, commentator, and singing by Tom Turned-Up-Nose (Blackfoot). Tapes 4 and 5: Tobacco Dance. Accompanied by photograph of Edward Hunter, Stoney Indian Chief. Recordings were made by John Laurie, with the assistance of Don Henderson.

Laurie, John Lee