Art & Heritage Partnerships

Artist Support Program

During his residencies in 2010 and 2013, the two time awardee of Jack Straw Artist Support Program Gregory Fields  produced audio CDs with songs, cultural knowledge and biographical information of two Coast Salish culture-bearers, Pauline Hillaire and Johnny Moses.

These professional audio recordings produced by Jack Straw during Fields’ residencies were incorporated into the following releases:

Rights Remembered: A Salish Grandmother Speaks on American Indian History and the Future
by Pauline Hillaire, scälla Of the Killer Whale (Lummi, 1929-2016), ed. Gregory P. Fields.  Series: American Indian Lives, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016.

A Century of Coast Salish History
(DVD and 2 audio CDs, 177 min., companion to the book Rights Remembered), recorded and produced by Gregory P. Fields. Produced in cooperation with the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Washington University, distributed by the University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 

 

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Women’s Leadership in the Lummi Nation
(digital archive with 2 book chapters, 2 maps, 27 images, 13 songs, and 2 one-hour videos), produced by Gregory P. Fields. In Women in Modern Empire to 1820, section: Native Women in North America, ed. T. Dublin and K. Sklar, SUNY-Binghamton and Alexander Street, 2017.

My Dear Ones: Remember Everything: Works of Pauline Hillaire, Lummi (1929-2016)
Article in Women in Modern Empire to 1820, section: Native Women in North America, ed. T. Dublin and K. Sklar, SUNY-Binghamton and Alexander Street, 2017.

A Totem Pole History: The Work of Lummi Carver Joe Hillaire (1894-1967)
by Pauline Hillaire (Lummi) ed. Gregory P. Fields. Series: Anthropology of North American Indians, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

Coast Salish Totem Poles
(DVD and 2 audio CDs, 152 min., companion to the book A Totem Pole History). Recorded and produced by Gregory P. Fields, distributed by the University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

 

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Pacific Northwest Medicine Songs of the Four Seasons
(four audio CDs, Total Time, 3 hrs., 49 min) sung by Johnny Moses, Whis.stem.men.knee – Walking Medicine Robe (Nuu-chah-nulth and Coast Salish Tulalip), Washington, DC: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, SWF CD 60017, 2017. (The Jack Straw recordings for this project (interviews) are incorporated in the collection acquired by Folkways, but are not released with the four discs “Pacific Northwest Medicine Songs of the Four Seasons.)

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Sacred Breath: Pacific Northwest Medicine Teachings, Stories, and Epics
by Johnny Moses (Nuu-chah-nulth and Coast Salish Tulalip), ed. Gregory P. Fields. Series: Anthropology of the North American Indians, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, under contract.

Pacific Northwest Medicine Teachings, Stories and Songs 
(DVD and 2 audio CDs, ~160 minutes, a media companion to the book Sacred Breath.  Recorded and produced by Gregory P. Fields, distributed by the University of Nebraska Press.

Medicine Songs of the Pacific Northwest:  Vols. 1 & 2
Snohomish Songs of Puget Sound,” “Samish Songs of the San Juan Islands” sung by Johnny Moses (Nuu-chah-nulth and Coast Salish Tulalip), produced by Gregory P. Fields. Audio engineer: Tom Stiles.  Seattle: Jack Straw Productions, 2011.  The two audio CDs planned for re-release with the book Sacred Breath were released in 2011 by Moses and Fields. Approximately 500 CDs of each title were released.

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