Seneca Chants and Ceremonies
Contributor: Cornplanter, Jesse J. | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Redeye, Sherman
Subject: Religion | Rites and ceremonies
Type: Sound recording
Extent: 3 sound tape reels (1 hr., 23 min.)
Description: Field recordings of Seneca ceremonies recorded by William Fenton. Chant of the Big Heads, Morning Song of Handsome Lake, and Women's Dance recorded at Newtown Longhouse, Cattaraugus Reservation, New York, 27 August 1949. Green Corn Dance Tobacco Invocation and Mid-Winter Festival Tobacco Invocation recorded at Coldspring Longhouse, 4 September 1949. This collection is restricted due to cultural sensitivities.
Collection: Seneca Chants and Ceremonies (Mss.Rec.130)