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The following articles have been made available by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies. These articles appeared in the 1996 and 1998 Folklife Festival Program Books. The following articles have been made available by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies. These articles appeared in the 1996 Folklife Festival Program Book. The following articles have been made available by the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota State Arts Board, copublishers of the Minnesota Traditional Music Documentation Project.  These articles are excerpted from booklets that accompany the musical recordings published in the series. Two more booklets, "Minnesota Polka, Dance Music from Four Traditions" and "African-American Music in Minnesota, from Spirituals to Rap," are also available.

The following are excerpts from Norwegian-American Music from Minnesota: Old Time and Traditional Favorites by Philip Nusbaum.  Companion booklet to the music recording published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Reprinted with permission.  Copyright 1989 by the Minnesota Historical Society.  All rights reserved.

The following are excerpts from Ojibway Music from Minnesota: A Century of Song for Voice and Drum by Thomas Vennum, Jr..  Companion booklet to the music recording published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press and the Minnesota State Arts Board.  Reprinted with permission. Copyright 1989 by the Minnesota Historical Society.  All rights reserved.


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