TITLE

Hu'p Chonas (War Dance)

AUTHOR(S)
Cummings, Claire Hope
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
News from Native California;Spring2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on Hu'p Chonas, a war dance of the Winnemem Wintu tribe in California. Threat posed by the construction of Shasta Dam to the tribe in the late 1930s and early 1940s; Background on the tribe; Challenges facing tribal leaders; Importance of the war dance to Winnemem.
ACCESSION #
16987234

 

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