UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: James Cunningham recordings (Lummi Stomish 6/27/92), 1992-06-27

Overview of the Collection

Cunningham, James
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: James Cunningham recordings (Lummi Stomish 6/27/92)
1 videotapes  :  OT - 1 vct (8mm, color, stereo); Duration: 1:30:00
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Recorded June 27, 1992 on the Lummi Indian Reservation, western Washington state.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

James E. Cunningham is an ethnomusicologist who specializes in Indonesian, Native American and world popular music. He teaches undergraduate core curriculum courses (Music Cultures of the World and Gateway to Musical Perception), as well as graduate courses at the masters and Ph.D. levels. Additionally, Dr. Cunningham is the director of the FAU Brazilian Percussion Ensemble and the instructor of the Didgeridoo Workshop. He has also recorded an album of original didgeridoo compositions, as a faculty artist for the department's Hoot/Wisdom Recordings record label.

(Source: https://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/music/faculty/hp-cunningham-j/)

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded by James Cunningham with Sony CCD V220 camcorder.

Contents: Slahal & canoe races: 1) Slahal in shed (27 min.), 2) Men's eleven-man canoe race (2 min.), 3) Women's eleven-woman canoe race (1 min.), 4) Slahal playing "for the kick" inside shed (20 min.), 5) Slahal tournament outside (40 min.).

Uses other than viewing by permission only.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • American Indian
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Lushootseed

Geographical Names

  • North America
  • United States