Tewa Recordings, Ohkay Owingeh

Mss.Rec.25

Date: 1957 | Size: 3 reel(s)

Abstract

Music and interviews recorded by the anthropologist Gertrude Kurath in 1957 at Santa Fe and Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, New Mexico, formerly referred to as San Juan Pueblo. The recordings contain group singing performances of Deer Dance Songs, Yellow Corn Dance Songs, Butterfly Dance Songs, and interviews on these songs and general Tewa music and dance terminology with primary consultant, Antonio Garcia. Additional Deer Dance Songs given by David Garcia.

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

3 sound tape reels (2 hr., 15 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.

3 sound tape reels (2 hr., 15 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the audio in this collection is currently restricted due to cultural sensitivity and privacy concerns, pending further review. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Provenance

Presented by Gertrude Kurath in 1957. This material was recorded with the assistance of a Phillips Fund grant.

Processing information

Due to the breakage of old splices on the original tapes during transfer to RDAT, four splices were replaced on Tape 1, three on Tape 2, and three on Tape 3.

Collection digitized and cataloged by Brian Carpenter during the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded audio digitization project, 2008-2014.

Related material

Related Tewa manuscript material by Kurath can be found in the Franz Boas Collection of Materials for American Linguistics (Mss.497.3.B63c.)

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music
  • Tewa Indians -- Music
  • Tewa dance
  • Tewa language


Detailed Inventory

Audio recordings
  
01-01. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Garcia, Antonio. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Deer Dance Dawn Song Set 1, by group
1957-02-271 .mp3; 00:09:44

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:09:44


Geographic Name(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa Indians -- Music; Tewa language; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4126

01-02. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Garcia, Antonio. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Deer Dance Dawn Song Set 2
1957-02-271 .mp3; 00:07:36

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:07:36


Geographic Name(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music; Tewa Indians -- Music; Tewa language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4123

01-03. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Garcia, Antonio. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Deer Dance Dawn Song Set 3
1957-02-271 .mp3; 00:08:38

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:08:38


Geographic Name(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music; Tewa language; Tewa Indians -- Music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4124

01-04. Garcia, Antonio, Jr.. Garcia, Antonio. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch.
Daytime Deer Dance Songs in Plaza
1957-02-24; 1957-03-241 .mp3; 00:17:30

Songs recorded at earlier date at San Juan Pueblo interspersed with interview recorded at Santa Fe at later date on translation of the songs.

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:17:30


Geographic Name(s): Santa Fe (N.M.); San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa Indians -- Music; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music; Tewa language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4121

01-05. Garcia, Antonio, Jr.. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch.
Postlude
1957-02-241 .mp3; 00:02:41

Comments on translation of San Juan Pueblo and importance of maintaining them. Tape cuts off before completion of comments.

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:02:41


Geographic Name(s): Santa Fe (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa language; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music; Tewa Indians -- Music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4127

02-01. Garcia, Antonio. Garcia, Antonio, Jr.. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch.
Interview on Deer Dance texts
1957-02-24; 1957-03-241 .mp3; 00:21:57

Interview conducted at Santa Fe at later date includes songs played back on tape that were recorded at earlier date at San Juan Pueblo.

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:21:57


Geographic Name(s): Santa Fe (N.M.); San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa Indians -- Music; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4125

02-02. Garcia, Antonio. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Yellow Corn Dance Songs and text interview
1957-02-24; 1957-03-241 .mp3; 00:16:19

Interview conducted at Santa Fe at later date includes songs played back on tape that were recorded at earlier date at San Juan Pueblo.

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:16:19


Geographic Name(s): Santa Fe (N.M.); San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa Indians -- Music; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4120

02-03. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Garcia, Antonio. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Yellow Corn Dance Songs straight - group
1957-02-241 .mp3; 00:06:32

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:06:32


Geographic Name(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa Indians -- Music; Tewa language; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4117

03-01. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Garcia, Antonio. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Butterfly Dance Songs and interview
1957-02-24; 1957-03-241 .mp3; 00:05:52

Interview conducted at Santa Fe at later date includes songs played back on tape that were recorded at earlier date at San Juan Pueblo.

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:05:52


Geographic Name(s): Santa Fe (N.M.); San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): Tewa Indians -- Music; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4119

03-02. Garcia, David. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch.
Deer Dance Songs
1957-02-241 .mp3; 00:09:40

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:09:40


Geographic Name(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)

Subject(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music; Tewa language; Tewa Indians -- Music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4122

03-03. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. Kurath, Hans, 1891-1992. Garcia, Antonio, Jr..
Interview on general music and dance terminology
1957-02-241 .mp3; 00:28:26

Restrictions on Access: This item has been designated as potentially culturally sensitive. Reproduction and digital access is restricted. Please consult the Curator of Native American Materials for more information.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:28:26


Geographic Name(s): Santa Fe (N.M.)

Subject(s): San Juan Pueblo (N.M.) -- Songs and music; Tewa Indians -- Music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4118