Ter Ellingson recordings: 2004 Tribal Canoe Journeys, 2004-08

Overview of the Collection

Ellingson, Ter
Ter Ellingson recordings: 2004 Tribal Canoe Journeys
1 optical media  :  EC - 1 DVD (digital, stereo); Duration: 1:01:16
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Recording of the Tribal Canoe Journeys, a celebration of canoe culture by Coast Salish peoples from British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington. This recording was made on the beach at Ladysmith, British Columbia.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065430974
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ter Ellingson is Professor of Music and Adjunct Professor of Comparative Religion and South Asian Studies at the University of Washington. He holds an M.A., Religion, from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D., Anthropology/Buddhist Studies, from the University of Wisconsin. Ellingson's areas of specialization include Tibet, Nepal, Buddhist Cultures; Ritual, Symbolism, History, Notation/Transcription, Visual Media.

See https://music.washington.edu/people/ter-ellingson for more information.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Contents: Chapter 1: Arrival of canoes (00:00-14:41); Chapter 2: Songs (14:41-18:18); Chapter 3: Songs (18:18-25:18); Chapter 4: Speaker - Chief Dan George (Chief Seattle's speech) (25:18-44:32); Chapter 5: Speaker - Sean Atleo (co-chairman of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council) (44:32:50:20); Chapter 6: Speaker (no picture) (50:20-61:16)

Total duration: 1:01:16

Documentation: Description of event from WaveLength Magazine (Oct.-Nov. 2004)

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
1 optical media : DVD - unpublished; Tracks: 6

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ethnomusicology
  • NW Coast Indians
  • Northwest Salish
  • Puget Sound Salish Indians
  • Rites And Ceremonies

Personal Names

  • Seattle, Chief, 1790-1866

Corporate Names

  • Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
  • Tribal Journeys (Event)

Geographical Names

  • Canada
  • Chemainus First Nation
  • North America

Form or Genre Terms

  • Speeches, addresses, etc.
  • Video recordings