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Densmore, Frances 1867-1957

Overview
Works: 573 works in 1,373 publications in 3 languages and 24,834 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Translator, Composer, Honoree, Collector, Performer
Classifications: ML3557, 572.97
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Most widely held works by Frances Densmore
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine and crafts by Frances Densmore( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology. Ethnologist with the Smithsonian Institution offers a wealth of material on nearly 200 plants used by Chippewas of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses. Emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses
The American Indians and their music by Frances Densmore( Book )

38 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teton Sioux music by Frances Densmore( Book )

5 editions published between 1918 and 1972 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menominee music by Frances Densmore( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 1972 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papago music by Frances Densmore( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern Ute music by Frances Densmore( Book )

4 editions published between 1922 and 1972 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nootka and Quileute music by Frances Densmore( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1972 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chippewa music by Frances Densmore( Book )

4 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected from Chippewa Indians in northern Minnesota
Seminole music by Frances Densmore( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pawnee music by Frances Densmore( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yuman and Yaqui music by Frances Densmore( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the Chippewa by John Bierhorst( )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandan and Hidatsa music by Frances Densmore( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti, and Zuñi Pueblos by Frances Densmore( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chippewa customs by Frances Densmore( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using information obtained between 1907 and 1925 from members of the Chippewa tribe, the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the United States National Museum, the book describes various Chippewa customs. Information, collected on six reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin and the Manitou Rapids Reserve in Ontario, Canada, is provided concerning the tribe's name; totemic system; phonetics; dwellings; clothing; treatment of the face; hair care and arrangement; food; health measures; care, naming, government, pastimes, and playthings of children; puberty; courtship and marriage; death, burial, and mourning; significance of dreams; Midewiwin; stories and legends; music; dances; charms; games; the industrial year; chiefs; right of revenge; war customs; transportation; methods of measuring time, distance, and quantity; exchange of commodities within the tribe; payment of annuity; traders and trading posts; making and using fire; pipes; bows and arrows; snowshoes; making of pitch; torches; canoes; twine; fish nets; weaving mats, bags, bands, blankets of rabbit skin, and head ornament of moose hair; netting of belts; basketry; pottery; dyes; tanning; glue; musical instruments (drum, rattle, flute, clapper); articles made of stone, bone, and wood; applique work; memory devices; picture writing; decorative arts; and beadwork. Portraits, black and white illustrations, and reminiscences of the informants are provided throughout the book. (NQA)"--Microfiche cat records
Cheyenne and Arapaho music by Frances Densmore( Book )

20 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of Acoma, Isleta, Cochiti, and Zuñi Pueblos by Frances Densmore( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healing songs of the American Indians by Charles Hofmann( )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine and craftsThe American Indians and their musicChippewa customs
Alternative Names
Densmore, Frances Theresa 1867-1957

Frances Densmore Amerikaans antropologe (1867-1957)

Frances Densmore etnografa e etnomusicologa statunitense

Frances Densmore US-amerikanische Musikethnologin und Ethnologin

Francisca Densmore

弗朗西斯·登斯莫爾

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