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Mungo Martin singing Kwakwaka-wakw potlach songs
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1 audio reel ; 5"
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Item is a sound recording made by Dr. Ida Halpern of Mungo Martin singing Kwakwaka'wakw potlach songs including aw bone-game (lahal) song and a gambling song.
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Audio Recordings Reel to Reel Box 2
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10.3 MB sound recording (mp3) : 5 min.
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Access restricted. Consult archivist for details.
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Recordings made by Dr. Halpern of Mungo Martin are also featured in Kwakiutl: Indian Music of the Pacific Northwest, released by Folkways Records in 1981 through support of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and available digitally online at http://www.folkways.si.edu/kwakiutl-indian-music-of-the-pacific-northwest/american-indian/album/smithsonian. Also see the Ida Halpern fonds at the BC Archives, specifically Sub-series MS-3195.B – Mungo Martin recording sessions; dates of creation 1951-1961 (http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mungo-martin-recording-sessions-2).