Frances Densmore
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Red Wing,Minnesota
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Graduated Degree from Harvard University
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Densmore described the Chippewa music in two volumes that were published from 1910 to 1913.

  • Teton Sioux Music was another collection of Densmore's that was published in 1918. It is among the best ethnographies of the Sioux.

  • She also wrote The Indians and Their Music in 1926. This work brought her attention from a wide range of readers.

source:Frances Densmore

Bibliography  :
How Indians Use Wild Plants for Food, Medicine and Crafts, Chippewa Customs (Smithsonain Institutuin Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin) ,Papago Music .