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Ahta ("Cane") Song, Song about Visit of Four Men to Boy (1908 February)
Item number: 24-1192
Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds
Description: Keeling catalog note: "This cycle, also called 'tall cane' or Ahta'-amalya'e, is a long series with more plot than most, according to Kroeber. The singer strikes a double beat on a Chemehuevi basket with a stick. There is no dancing (Kroeber 1925:764)." Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Southeast region, tape 10, side A. Original cylinder 14-810. 150 speed.
Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology