Music and modernity among first peoples of North America edited by Victoria Lindsay Levine and Dylan Robinson. Wesleyan University Press, 2019
Indigenous and settler scholars from both Canada and the United States explore topics that range from hiphop to powwow, and television soundtracks to Native Classical and experimental music. Working from the premise that multiple modernities exist for Indigenous peoples, the authors seek to understand contemporary musical expression from Native perspectives and to decolonize the study of Native American/First Nations music.
Prologue and fourteen essays including “Speaking to water, singing to stone : Peter Morin, Rebecca Belmore, and the ontologies of indigenous modernity” by Dylan Robinson and “Reclaiming indigeneity : music in Mi'kmaw funeral practices” by Gordon E. Smith