Reply To: Teaching on a Reservation. help?
A good resource to check out might be Moving Within the Circle by Bryan Burton. http://www.westmusic.com/1002410-print-music-books/m1030-general-classroom-music/m1030m-world-multi-cultural/m1030m17-native-american/moving-within-the-circle.htm It includes music and dance instructions for several social dances including round dances. There also also sections on instruments (including I think how to make some of the instruments) and traditional legends. There are examples of music from several regions of the country. Burton is an expert on Native American music and is of Native American descent (Choctaw, if I remember correctly… he was one of my professors in grad school, and I’ve also been to a couple workshops he’s led–he talked about learning some songs from his grandmother.).