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Song for the Ghost Dance (Sheriig) of 1872 (1923 August)

Item number: 24-2526
Contributors:  A.L. Kroeber (researcher), Molly Brainerd (consultant)
Language: Wiyot
Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds
Description: Museum (14- Catalogue) note: "Text may be in Wiyot or in Mattole, since the Ghost Dance Movement is said to have reached the Wiyot from the Mattole." Museum catalog note: "The Ghost Dance is a messianic movement which orginated among the Nevada Paiute, was based upon a prophetic vision of the end of the world and return of the (Indian) dead, along with the destruction of white people." Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Northwest region, tape 10, side A. Original cylinder 14-2323. 130 speed.
Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Preferred citation: Song for the Ghost Dance (Sheriig) of 1872, 24-2526, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley,
Access restrictions: restricted access (consult repository)