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A Song for the Xahluigak Dance (1919 June)
Item number: 24-2475
Language: Eastern Pomo
Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds
Description: Keeling catalog note: "This indigenous 'Ghost Ceremony' involved the impersonation of the dead by specially trained and initiated men, and it is distinct from the Ghost Dance that spread to the area in the latter 1800s. It is described in Gifford (1926b:353-354), Halpern (1988), Loeb (1926:338-354), McLendon (1977:24), and McLendon and Lowy (1978:316)." Distributed on California Indian Music Project, North-central region, tape 3, side A. Original cylinder 14-2268. 150 speed.
Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology