• 2 victory or squaw (women's) dances

    Yellow Thunder, Chief , b. 1872? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Victory dance or women's dance rejoicing when men return from war. Differs from the scalp dance. (White men, first French, taught Indains how to scalp. The French offered Indians money for e…

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  • Lord's prayer

    Winnebago Peyote religious song This song was written about 25 years ago by a Nebraska Winnebago.

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  • War dance

    Thunder, Henry (Creator) et al, Stacy, Stella (Creator) et al

    Winnebago

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  • Love song

    Bear Skin, John , b. 1886? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Very old song.

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  • Two lovers talking one night

    Stacy, Stella (Creator) et al, Oestreich, Nancy (Creator) et al

    Winnebago love song "Two lovers were talking at night. It didn't seem a long time to them, but suddenly, what do you know, the morning birds were singing!"

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  • Two-step dance song

    Bear Skin, John , b. 1886? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Danced by men and women (friendship). The dance is more sideways in one direction than changing directions.

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  • Friendship song

    Redhorn, Susie , b. 1866? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Marie , b. 1906? (Creator) et al, Shekah, Marie , b. 1911? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Sanborn , b. 1891? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Sanborn White Eagle also known as Walking Blue Sky; Marie White Eagle also known as Storm Walking Woman; Susie Redhorn also known as Bringing Home the Prisoner; Marie Shekah also known as Pr…

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  • Friends' song

    Yellow Thunder, Chief , b. 1872? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago This tells of two close friends. The friendship was formed early in childhood, the families of each also becoming friends. Each vowed to die for the other if necessary. The song tells of the…

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  • Riding song

    Redhorn, Susie , b. 1866? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Marie , b. 1906? (Creator) et al, Shekah, Marie , b. 1911? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Sanborn , b. 1891? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Chief Yellow Thunder announcing This song is used for a joyous riding festival and is nicknamed V 8. Sanborn White Eagle also known as Walking Blue Sky; Marie White Eagle also known as Storm…

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  • Medicine song (Series of 4 songs)

    Blow Snake, Chief , b. 1871? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Announcer, Chief Yellow Thunder [on AFS 8366 A2] The Medicine Lodge has degrees similar to the Masonic order. Each degree has enough songs to sing all night. When a new member is being initi…

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  • War dance song #2

    White Eagle, Winslow , b. 1891? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago One of the oldest songs the Winnebagos had. The singer is telling that the enemy tribe is coming.

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  • Flag song

    Redhorn, Susie , b. 1866? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Marie , b. 1906? (Creator) et al, Shekah, Marie , b. 1911? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Sanborn , b. 1891? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Sanborn White Eagle also known as Walking Blue Sky; Marie White Eagle also known as Storm Walking Woman; Susie Redhorn also known as Bringing Home the Prisoner; Marie Shekah also known as Pr…

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  • Love song

    Stacy, Stella (Creator) et al

    Winnebago "This is a love song. A girl's lover promised her that he was coming, but he didn't come in time. She said, 'I get lonesome for you once in a while. You tell the truth to me.'"

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  • Morning songs

    Yellow Thunder, Chief , b. 1872? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago 1. "Do not weep anymore for I love you and I have said that I pity you, my child." 2. "Do not weep anymore; the daylight of life is on its way." 3. "Listen: I am telling you to go and tell t…

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  • Flute Song

    Spoken and sung by Stella Stacy [Mountain Wolf Woman], with flute by Henry Thunder, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, August 15, 1946.Partial transcription and translation by Stella Stacy (Mountain Wolf W…

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  • Contest dance song

    Sheka, Bernard , b. 1934? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago

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  • Moccasin game song

    Thunder, Henry (Creator) et al, Stacy, Stella (Creator) et al

    Winnebago Years ago people played for goods and for their lives. If a man thought the one he was playing with was blessed by the spirits, he was afraid. The Winnebago always won, because they had more…

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  • 2nd medicine song

    Blow Snake, Chief , b. 1871? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago A medicine lodge has its degrees, and deals with spiritual as well as physical matters. The song says: "You have talked about me, but upon this earth I stand with a clear conscience, with my…

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  • Peyote society songs

    Winnebago On this record, Larry Hawkins plays the drum. There are four songs sung without interruption. They are used for prayer to cure a patient.

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  • Victory dance

    Redhorn, Susie , b. 1866? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Marie , b. 1906? (Creator) et al, Shekah, Marie , b. 1911? (Creator) et al, White Eagle, Sanborn , b. 1891? (Creator) et al

    Winnebago

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