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This Is Ku x aankutaan's (Dr. Frederica de Laguna's) Song

This Is Ku x aankutaan's (Dr. Frederica de Laguna's) Song Abstract: From 1949 to 1954, Dr. Frederica Annis de Leo de Laguna, then Chair of Sociology and Anthropology, Bryn Mawr College, recorded from our Yakutat elders the history and culture of the Yakutat Tlingit. This paper describes the other side of Freddy, as an adopted clan member who was fascinated with Tlingit music. In the dedication to the song, she acknowledged Olaf Abraham (Elaine's father) from whom she learned methods of composing Tlingit songs. With the help of John Ellis, a Ginei x Kwaan/Kwaashk'i Kaagwaantaan man, Freddy composed this song in honor of the Yakutat people. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Arctic Anthropology University of Wisconsin Press

This Is Ku x aankutaan's (Dr. Frederica de Laguna's) Song

Arctic Anthropology , Volume 43 (2) – Mar 30, 2006

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Abstract: From 1949 to 1954, Dr. Frederica Annis de Leo de Laguna, then Chair of Sociology and Anthropology, Bryn Mawr College, recorded from our Yakutat elders the history and culture of the Yakutat Tlingit. This paper describes the other side of Freddy, as an adopted clan member who was fascinated with Tlingit music. In the dedication to the song, she acknowledged Olaf Abraham (Elaine's father) from whom she learned methods of composing Tlingit songs. With the help of John Ellis, a Ginei x Kwaan/Kwaashk'i Kaagwaantaan man, Freddy composed this song in honor of the Yakutat people.

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Arctic AnthropologyUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: Mar 30, 2006

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