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date: 16 September 2019

Sikwaman [sikwǝmǝn]locked

  • J. Richard Haefer

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[sikwǝmǝn]

Bone whistle of the Flathead Indians of Montana, USA. It is made from a wing or leg bone of an eagle or other large bird and has no fingerholes. It is used for signalling and is associated with personal songs, guardian spirits songs, and sun dance songs. Duct flutes (...

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