UW Ethnomusicology Archives recordings: Lummi Setting Sun Dancers, 1993-02-20  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives recordings: Lummi Setting Sun Dancers
Dates
1993-02-20
Quantity
1 videotapes  :  OT - 1 vct (VHS, stereo, color); Duration: 1:23:00; list of songs and dances performed.
Collection Number
1993006
Summary
Recorded performance of the Setting Sun Dancers on February 20, 1993 at the University of Washington, HUB Auditorium.
Repository
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
98195-3450
Telephone: 206-543-0974
ethnoarc@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Unrestricted: collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The Setting Sun Dancers is a group that was formed in order to preserve the art form and to educate both Native and non-Native communities in the tradtion of Washington's Lummi Nation. The group has performed for more than a century in Native communities in the northwest United States and nationally at tribal gatherings and public institutions. The group is lead by Pauline Hillaire, granddaughter of it's founder Jack Hillaire, she is a renowned artist, teacher, native-arts conservator, author, and storyteller.

-Pauline Hillaire, NEA National Heritage Fellowships

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Video recording by Brian Pertl for Ethnomusicology Archives.

Contents: Songs, dances and stories from the Lummi nation of northwestern Washington.

Performers: Pauline Hillaire/leader and singer; with the Setting Sun Dancers/composed of children, teenagers, and adults of both genders.

Performance presented by the UW Ethnomusicology Student Association in conjunction with the SEM Northwest regional conference; sponsored by ASUW, GPSS, and the UW Ethnomusicology division.

Documentation: Poster

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • American Indian
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Lushootseed
  • NW Coast Indians
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • North America
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • United States
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Hillaire, Pauline, 1929- (vocalist)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Setting Sun Dancers (dancer)