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Brush Dance Song (1902 October)
Item number: 24-1839
Duration: 38 seconds
Description: Museum catalog note: "The Brush Dance is a curing ritual traditionally performed for the benefit of a child who is sickly, feverish, or delicate in constitution. Kroeber indicates that this function becomes largely symbolic by 1900 (1925:61)." Distributed on California Indian Music Project, Northwest region, tape 7, side A. Original cylinder 14-1373b. 120 speed.
Repository: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology