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作者 Jensen, Joan M
書名 Travels with Frances Densmore : Her Life, Work, and Legacy in Native American Studies
出版項 Lincoln : Nebraska, 2015
©2015
國際標準書號 9780803274945 (electronic bk.)
9780803248731
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說明 1 online resource (763 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1. Frances Densmore's Life and Work -- 1. She Always Said, "I Heard an Indian Drum" -- 2. Becoming Two White Buffalo Woman -- 3. By Train, by Boat, by Model T -- 4. Getting the Depression Blues -- 5. Cut, Paste, Delete, Preserve -- 6. Gone but Not Quite Forgotten -- Part 2. Conversations -- 7. Miss Densmore Meets the Ojibwes -- 8. Songs of Healing -- 9. Familiar Faces -- 10. Collection with a Mission -- 11. An Archival Dilemma -- 12. Frances Densmore's "Chippewa Music" -- Conclusion -- Note on Sources -- Index -- About Joan M. Jensen -- About Michelle Wick Patterson
Over the first half of the twentieth century, scientist and scholar Frances Densmore (1867-1957) visited thirty-five Native American tribes, recorded more than twenty-five hundred songs, amassed hundreds of artifacts and Native-crafted objects, and transcribed information about Native cultures. Her visits to indigenous groups included meetings with the Ojibwes, Lakotas, Dakotas, Northern Utes, Ho-chunks, Seminoles, and Makahs. A "New Woman" and a self-trained anthropologist, she not only influenced government attitudes toward indigenous cultures but also helped mold the field of anthropology.    Densmore remains an intriguing historical figure. Although researchers use her vast collections at the Smithsonian and Minnesota Historical Society, as well as her many publications, some scholars critique her methods of "salvage anthropology" and concepts of the "vanishing" Native American. Travels with Frances Densmore is the first detailed study of her life and work. Through narrative descriptions of her life paired with critical essays about her work, this book is an essential guide for understanding how Densmore formed her collections and the lasting importance they have had for researchers in a variety of fields
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Jensen, Joan M. Travels with Frances Densmore : Her Life, Work, and Legacy in Native American Studies Lincoln : Nebraska,c2015 9780803248731
主題 Densmore, Frances - Ethnomusicological collections
Electronic books
Alt Author Patterson, Michelle Wick
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