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By Anna Hoefnagels

Contemporary Aboriginal track from powwow to hip hop, the folk that make it, and the problems that form it.

First international locations, Inuit, and Métis tune in Canada is dynamic and numerous, reflecting continuities with past traditions and leading edge techniques to making new musical sounds. Aboriginal song in modern Canada narrates a narrative of resistance and renewal, fight and good fortune, as indigenous musicians in Canada negotiate who they're and who they need to be.

Comprised of essays, interviews, and private reflections through Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal musicians and students alike, the gathering highlights subject matters of innovation, instructing and transmission, and cultural interplay. person chapters speak about musical genres starting from well known kinds together with nation and pa to nation-specific and intertribal practices corresponding to powwows, in addition to hybrid performances that contain tune with theatre and dance. As an entire, this assortment demonstrates how song is...

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All signal a broadening transnational interest in the music of Aboriginal Canada. Themes: Intercultural Interactions It is not surprising that much of the scholarship of this period is marked by new considerations. The impact of au courant intellectual paradigms – postmodernism, postcolonialism, feminism, and ethnopoetics, in particular – is evident. The shifts in representation are also a reflection of the growing assumption of agency in Indigenous communities over research and representation.

Hamilton 64 These Mysterious People Shaping History and Archaeology in a Northwest Coast Community Susan Roy 65 Telling It to the Judge Taking Native History to Court Arthur J. Ray 66 Aboriginal Music in Contemporary Canada Echoes and Exchanges Edited by Anna Hoefnagels and Beverley Diamond � McGill-Queen’s University Press 2012 ISBN 978-0-7735-3951-8 Legal deposit first quarter 2012 Bibliothèque nationale du Québec Printed in Canada on acid-free paper. This book has been published with the help of a grant from the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, thorugh the Aid to Scholarly Publications Program, using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

The SPINC research project, which studied Native American instrument collections in the Northeast, was already underway when James Clifford’s mischievous claim that “cultures are ethnographic collections” (1988, 230) was published. Indeed, Clifford’s “On Collecting Art and Culture,” in The Predicament of Culture (1988), together with the important work of the late historian and museologist Deborah Doxtator, who curated the exhibition Fluffs and Feathers (Doxtator 1992) for the Woodland Cultural Centre and Royal Ontario Museum, helped to shape our study of sound-producing instruments in twenty-five museum collections in the Northeast.

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