North American Indigenous Song, the Sacred and the Senses

Dueck, Byron (2018). North American Indigenous Song, the Sacred and the Senses. In: Harvey, Graham and Hughes, Jessica eds. Sensual Religion: Religion and the Five Senses. Equinox Publishing Ltd., pp. 170–188.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1558/equinox.34245

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 – in exploring how music mediates sacred presences and process.

Viewing alternatives

Metrics

Public Attention

Altmetrics from Altmetric

Number of Citations

Citations from Dimensions

Item Actions

Export

About

Recommendations