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Unit 2: Set 3. The Little River Women Society - Activity

Introduction | Field Notes | Typewritten Transcripts | Song/Transcipt | Densmore Article | Activity


  1. Look at the documents that Densmore created as she collected the songs. Listen to the Little River Women song.
  1. Today we listen to music on TV and radio. Does music have the same role in today's world as it did in Scattered Corn's community?
  1. How did Frances Densmore know that the songs she collected were accurately sung to her?
  1. Why is it important to know the songs people sang in the past? What does this song contribute to our knowledge of North Dakota history?

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