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Talking of Singing

Joseph Mussulman, formerly a professor of music at the University of Montana, Missoula, discusses "Medicine Songs" on the Lewis & Clark trail.

1. Medicine Songs

2. A Guy Thing

3. Musical Diplomacy

4. Grateful Tunes

5. The Human Element

This interview, the first in a series entitled Hearing Voices, was broadcast in January, 2001. The series was sponsored by the O'Conner Center for the Rocky Mountain West, the Montana Committee for the Humanities, and Montana Public Radio. Pat Williams, former U.S. congressman from Montana, was the host; the producer was Pelah Hoyt.

--Joseph Mussulman; 2003; rev. 10/14

More Words
Joseph Mussulman, "In the Greatest Harmony: 'Medicine Songs' on the Lewis & Clark Trail," We Proceeded On, Vol. 23, No. 4 (November 1997), 4-11.

Funded in part by a grant from the National Park Service's Challenge Cost Share Program.

Why Not . . . ?
Did York Sing?

From Discovering Lewis & Clark ®, http://www.lewis-clark.org © 1998-2014
by The Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Washburn, North Dakota.
Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton
13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001)