Seneca Chants and Ceremonies

Language(s): English | Seneca
Date: 1949
Genre: Songs | Speeches
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.
Seneca Chants and Ceremonies (Mss.Rec.130)