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A List of Songs Attributed to the Eastern Indians from Various Sources

TRIBE --> Delaware Delaware Delaware Delaware Delaware Shawnee Shawnee Iroquois Caddo
SOURCE --> Morgan Speck W.Del E.Del Lucy Shawnee Shawnee Iroquois Caddo
DATE --> 1859 1935 1975 1977 1994 1859 1970 1950 1988
Adoption Dance
[Dance of Dead]
X - - - - X - X -
Alligator Dance - - - X - - X X X
Bean Dance - X - X X X X X X1
Bear Dance X - - - X X X X X
Buffalo Dance X X - - X X X X -
Bunch Dance
[Drunk Dance]
[Morning Dance]
- - X X X - X ? X
Buzzard Dance X - - - - - - - -
Cherokee Dance - X X X X X X - X
Chicken Dance X - - X X - - X -
Dog Dance X - - - - - - - -
Doll Dance X X X X X - - ? -
Duck Dance X - - X X - - X X
Feasting Dance X - - - - - - - -
Fish [Gar] Dance - - - X X X X X X
Go-Get-'Em Dance
[Horse Dance]
[Swing Dance]
X - - X X X X ? X
Kickapoo Dance - - - X ? - X - -
Lead [Stomp] Dance - - - X X - X X X
Mësingw Dance
[False Face Dance]
X X - X X X - - -
Old Religious Dance X X - X X - - - -
Osage Dance - - - - X - - - -
Quapaw Dance - - - X X - X ? X
Raccoon Dance - - - X X - X X ?
Sheep Dance - - - X - - - - -
Stirrup Dance - X - X X - X ? X
Strike Stick Dance X - - X - - - X -
Turkey Dance X2 X X X X X2 - - X
Turtle Dance X - - - - - - - -
War Dance X - X X X X X X X
Wolf Dance X - - - - X - - -
Woman Dance
[Shuffle Dance]
X X X X X - X X X

1 = Known to Caddo as Bell Dance
2 = Might be different from the dance later known

as Turkey Dance and which came from the Caddo.

Sources (see Bibliography):

[Morgan = Del. in KS]; [Speck = OK Del.]; [W.Del = W. Del. (Turtle Tales)]; [E.Del = East. Del. (Adams)]; [Lucy = Lucy Blalock]; [Shawnee 1859 = Morgan in KS]; [Shawnee 1970 = Shawnee!]; [Iroq. = Kurath]; [Caddo = Newkumet]