Now available in the Global Music Series published by Oxford University Press is Beverley Diamond's Native American Music in Eastern North America. This volume looks at how performance traditions of Native North Americans have been influenced by traditional social values and cultural histories, as well as by encounters with other indigenous groups and newcomers from Europe and Africa. Included with the book is a CD of 26 audio tracks, which features several rare recordings. Additional examples discussed in the book are accessible via an iMix.
2007Following the presentation of their research at the 50th anniversary meeting of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music, several of the Memorial contingent submitted their papers for publication in the conference proceedings, now available for purchase from Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Included in Folk Music, Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology: Canadian Perspectives, Past and Present, edited by Anna Hoefnagels and Gordon Smith, are:
"Reconnecting: University Archives and the Communities of Newfoundland." by Beverley Diamond. 3-12.
"'Whither CSTM?' How we can look to the past to find a good path for the future." by Beverley Diamond. 231-36.
"'Lost in Translation?' On Being a Violin-Toting Fieldworker in Mennonite Mexico." by Judith Klassen. 77-93.
"Cultural Revitalization and the Language of Tradition: Mi’kmaq Music in Miawpukek, Newfoundland." by Janice Esther Tulk. 201-11.