Native American Music in Eastern North America is one of many case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world. It sets the stage for an array of case-study volumes, each of which focuses on a single area of the world. Each case study uses the contemporary musical situation as a point of departure, covering historical information and traditions as they relate to the present. Visit www.oup.com/us/globalmusic for a list of case studies in the Global Music Series. The website also includes instructional materials to accompany each study. Native American Music in Eastern North America is one of the first books to explore the contemporary musical landscape of indigeus North Americans in the rth and east. It shows how performance traditions of Native North Americans have
Beverley Diamond is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at York University in Canada. She is an ethnomusicologist recognized for her research on Native music cultures in North America, Canadian music historiography, and issues relating to gender and performance. She has directed several large-scale collaborative research projects, most recently the Canadian Musical Pathways Project.