Produced by ethnomusicologist Dr. Janice Esther Tulk, this CD helps to disseminate, promote, and recognize Mi’kmaw culture within Newfoundland and Labrador and the Atlantic Provinces, while providing culturally sensitive content for use in classrooms, recognizing the many cultures of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Praise for Welta’q
“An invaluable teaching tool . . . The collection is beautifully edited.”—Canadian Journal of Native Studies
“A careful and meticulous work that is a model of how sound recordings can function effectively as illuminating and informative ethnographic texts.”—MUSICultures
“Welta’q is more than a superb collection of significant archival recordings; it is a multimedia learning tool that respects the Mi’kmaw traditions represented.—Journal of the Society for American Music
“A compelling collection that highlights and articulates historic practices of collecting and representing Mi’kmaw culture while weaving those practices around recent creative processes of maintaining and reaffirming Mi’kmaw identity through music.—Ethnomusicology