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Simon Ortiz's Men on the Moon (Campbell & Rodarte)

Native American Music

What roles have music and singing traditionally played in various native cultures? (Focus in on two or three cultures when you make your presentation.) What instruments did the various tribes use to create their music? In what ways that music and those instruments reflect significant aspects of particular native cultures? How significant is music in native American life and culture? What was its broader role in the culture and cultural practices?