Articles, Book Chapters, and Documentary CD

"Sound and Music, Movement and Dance: Exploring the Relationship Between Mi'kmaw Expressive Culture and the Environment." MUSICultures 39.1. Forthcoming.

"Localizing Intertribal Traditions: The Powwow as Mi'kmaw Cultural Expression." Aboriginal Music in Contemporary Canada. Ed. Anna Hoefnagels and Beverley Diamond. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's UP, 2012. 70-88.

"An Aesthetic of Ambiguity: Musical Representation of Indigenous Peoples in Walt Disney's Brother Bear." Drawn to Sound: Animation Film Music and Sonicity. Ed. Rebecca Coyle. London, South Wales: Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2010. 120-37.

Welta'q "It Sounds Good": Historic Recordings of the Mi'kmaq. 2009. Producer. CD with liner notes. St. John's: MMaP Research Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland. [view poster]

"Postdoctoral Pathways: From Powwow to Gregorian Chant." Canadian Folk Music 43.1 (2009): 15-20.

"Cultural Revitalization and Mi'kmaq Music-Making: Three Newfoundland Drum Groups." Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. Music Issue. 22.1 (2007): 259-86.

"Cultural Revitalization and the Language of Tradition: Mi'kmaq Music in Miawpukek, Newfoundland." Folk Music, Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology: Canadian Perspectives, Past and Present. Ed. Anna Hoefnagels and Gordon E. Smith. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. 201-11.

"Traditional, Contest, or Something In-between: A Case Study of Two Mi’kmaq Powwows." Canadian Journal of Traditional Music 33 (2006): 15-31.

"Commodification of Native American Spirituality: "Native American" Tarot and Divination Cards." Culture & Tradition 27 (2005): 37-55.

"Awakening to Medicine Dream: Contemporary Native Music from Alaska with Newfoundland Roots." Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 38.3 (2004): 1-10.

"In Review: Music of the Eastern Eagle Singers." Culture & Tradition 26 (2004): 147-49.


Pow Wow Trail (11 DVD set) directed by Jeremy Torrie. I.C.E. Productions and APTN. 2004. MUSICultures 34/35 (2007-8): 148-52.

Mi'kmaq and Maliseet Cultural Ancestral Material by Stephen J. Augustine. Museum Anthropology. March 2007. <>

"There Are No Goodbyes" (CD) by Randy Wood. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 40.2 (2006): 39.

"Why Suya Sing: A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People" by Anthony Seeger. Culture & Tradition 27 (2005): 154-56.

"Voices Across the Canyon Vol 6" (CD). Various Artists. Culture & Tradition 27 (2005):171-72.

"Navajo Beadwork: Architectures of Light" by Ellen K. Moore. Culture & Tradition 26 (2004): 142-44.

"Rezonate" (CD) by Northern Cree. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 38.4 (2004): 34.

"Round Dance Singin' with the Logan Alexis Singers" (CD) by Blackstone. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 38.4 (2004): 27.

"Heartbeat of the People: Music and Dance of the Northern Pow-wow" by Tara Browner. MMAP Newsletter (Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and Place) 2.1 (2004): 7-8.

"Round Dance Blues" (CD) by Randy Wood. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 38.1 (2004): 30-31.

"Nuvisavik: The Place Where We Weave" by Maria Von Finkenstein. Ethnologies 25.1 (2003): 263-265.

"Round Dance Songs Recorded ‘Live' " (CD) by Northern Cree and Friends. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 37.2 (Summer 2003): 20-21.

"Tomegan Gospem" (CD) by Medicine Dream. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 37.1 (Spring 2003): 40.

"Enter>>Tribal" (CD). Various Artists. Canadian Folk Music Bulletin 37.1 (Spring 2003): 40.

Other Published Essays

"Did you hear about Professor So-and-So?" Tr@nsmission 9.1 (2006): 2-3.

"Musings from the School of Music: Is Bugs Bunny a Castrato?" Tr@nsmission 8.2 (2005): 6-7.