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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Pumíntn

Chad Stephen Hamill.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music; Native American Music. 167 words.

[kiwkiwíl’ec]

Frame drum of the Native Americans of the Columbia Plateau. It is traditionally made of deer or elk hide stretched over a wooden circular hoop typically 5.5 to...

Piastakuḍ

J. Richard Haefer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity in Music; Music; Native American Music. 172 words.

Generic term for Anglo instruments used by the Tohono O’odham (Papago) Indians of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora, Mexico. Piastakuḍ (‘fiesta thing’) refers to those instruments...