ERIC Number: EJ412231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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From Creation Stories to '49 Songs: Cultural Transactions with the White World as Portrayed in Northern Plains Indian Story and Song.
DeFlyer, Joseph E.
Studies in American Indian Literatures, v2 n1 p11-27 Spr 1990
Suggests that "contact" between mainstream American culture and northern Plains Indian cultures is a communication process with historical and ongoing parameters. Presents examples of adaptations to new situations and new neighbors in the creation stories and contemporary songs of the Hidatsa, Mandan, and Arikara peoples. Contains 17 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
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