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Rain Charm Song (Heteu henna) (1957 August)
Item number: 24-115.12
Contributor: James B. Hatch (researcher)
Description: Cummins discusses (with musical transcription) another, very similar version and also gives a translation of the text (1978:46-48). See also 24-46. Rain-making ceremonies and use of charmstones are discussed in Latta (1949:200-209) and in Powers (1877:372-73). Performers for 24-115 are Josie Atwell and Leon Manuel, but the museum catalog does not identify which performers appear in each item. Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Valley region, tape 3, side B.
Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology