This collection consists of field recordings made by Lorraine Donoghue Koranda of Eskimo music in Unalakleet, Kobuk, King
Island, Mary's Igloo, Kotzebue, Nome, Hooper Bay, Chevak, and Bethel, Alaska between 1962 and 1963. Performers include Joe
Seton ; John Nesh ; Rose Ann Nagovanna ; Nanny Kagak ; Paul Green ; Theodore Statuk ; Mary Statuk ; Charles Jensen ; Owen
Keerik ; Sarah Kunoknana.
Lorraine Koranda was an ethnomusicologist and one time Music Department Chair at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. She
published a number of works, including the book Three Bladder Festival Songs (University of Alaska) and the double LP album
Alaskan Eskimo Songs and Stories (University of Washington). Koranda also contributed to Alaskan Eskimo Songs and Stories
and Cross-Cultural Arts in Alaska () and Musics of Many Cultures: An Introduction (UC Press).
These materials are available for use in the Ethnomusicology Archive. Archive materials do not circulate and may not be duplicated
or published without written permission from the copyright holders, collectors, and/or performers. Copyright has not been
assigned to the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive. For more information contact an Ethnomusicology Archive Librarian.
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contact the Archive in advance to check on the availability of the materials.