Kinship and the Drum Dance in a Northern Dene Community


Asch, Michael


Asch, Michael . Kinship and the Drum Dance in a Northern Dene Community. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Boreal Institute for Northern Studies | Academic Printing & Publishing, 1988. The Circumpolar Research Series. ISBN: 9780920980392. pp. xi , 113. Slim 8vo. Illustrated card covers. Black-and-white sheet music, photographs, illustrations, charts, tables, portraits, et al. Light rubbing to the covers, excepting neat ink name to corner of title page the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked. Overall, very good+. Softcover. An examination of an approach to the analysis of musical sound using the Slavey Drum Dance, as practised at Wrigley, Northwest Territories, by the Dene community. Based on fieldwork in 1969-1970 and reported in the author’s doctoral dissertation. (#2659) $25.00