Federal Cylinder Project

Iowa Archives
5:00 am
Mon July 30, 2007

Omaha Indian Music

Credit American Folklife Center / Library of Congress

A tip from a public radio listener led to the oldest recordings in the Iowa Archives project. Learn the story behind the sacred songs of the Omaha Indians, thanksĀ to the Federal Cylinder Project and the Library of Congress. Sounds from 1895-96, recorded in Macy, Nebraska.

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