Chapter 2: Woodland Indian Fiddles and Jigs

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In this clip, Rick March comments on how French Canadian fiddle music influenced
the woodland tribes and Dick Gravelle, a French Ojibwe fiddler from Sault St. Marie, Michigan, discusses the origin of a tune.

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Dick Gravelle plays a tune entitled "French Tune" on the fiddle.

Dick Gravelle statement and "French Tune" are from a field recording by Michael Loukinen, Sault St. Marie, Mich., summer 1989. Northern Michigan University. Performed in the film "Medicine Fiddle," UP North Films, 1991.

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