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Chapter 2: Woodland Indian Fiddles and Jigs

French Canadian fiddle influence | size 245 KB | time 0:31
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.

"French Tune" | size 631 KB | time 1:20
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.