North American Indigenous song, the sacred and the senses

Dueck, Byron (2018). North American Indigenous song, the sacred and the senses. Body and Religion, 2(2) pp. 206–223.

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Abstract

How does music shape the experience of the sacred? This chapter looks at two genres of North American Indigenous singing – drum song performed at powwows and gospel singing associated with funerary wakes – and it explores music’s capacity for mediating sacred presences and processes.

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