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Title [Shem Pete's Music]
Description:1) Ms songs including : Ada Beghuynisdi/ Her Dear Thoughts; Sergei 1974 Gambling Song;Love Song; Shem Petes New Love Song March 1980; Tanaina Indian Gambling Song; Tanaina Indian Funeral Song for Mike Alex, Last Tanaina Chief; Tanaina Indian Dance Song from Tyonek; Chickalusion Song, Shem's New Song; Notes from Mike Alex's Funeral;
2) Ts. correspondence with Tom Johnston
3) Ts. author and date unknown.  Shem Pete as Tanaina Singer and Compser, Shem Pete's Personal Musical Style, General Aspects of Tanaina Music.
4) Musical notation including:  Ptarmigan Story; Potlatch Dance Songs from Susitna Station, Potlatch Song to a Chief who was dying at Knik, Old Susitna Potlatch Song heard at Stony River; Knik Potlatch Dance Song from 1906; Mc Grath Area Song from Pete's Mother; Kenai.
Contributors Kari, James (author)
Pete, Shem (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Dena'ina
LingType text-traditional

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