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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 27, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 11',
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THIS INDIAN PRINCESS AROUSES COUNTRY'S
INTEREST IN TRIBAL SONGS
"Mi l ) ,amjjnHH
: Denver, Col. To teach the Amer
ican public that there's .more to In
dian music than the "torn torn" of the
ghost dancer or the sing song of the
tribal chants is, the mission of Prin
ce'ss Redfeather, "great-granddaughter
of Chief Tecumseh.
Princess Redfeather, whose tribal
name is Tsianiria, is a graduate of
an American college, and for several
years she has been studying the his
tory of aborignal muse. ' A year, ago
a Denver music teacher ; discovered
that the Indian girihad a.'rarelybeau-'
tiful soprano voice; he 'taught her to
sing, and so exceptional is the beau
ty Me developed in her voice that
Melba has promised to interest her
self in the Shawnee princess.
Princess Redfeather is now mak
ing a concert tour of the United
States, singing the tribal'songs,' the
elegies and lullabys of her people for
the pale-face brethren.
IT CAME BACK
I sent Marie a' valentine, bedight with
Across the .back I wrote, "Fbr one I
love.the best of all."
My valentine came back to me; alas!
my wasted pelf.
Wrote she: "The address indicates
- yoirtneant this for yourself,"