Selected Publications

Intertribal Native American Music in the United States book cover

Journal article: “'What the Music Could Be'—Revisiting the Unexpectedness of Jim Pepper"

Kalfou no. 6 (1), Co-authored with Dr. Jacob E. Perea, (2019).


Book Chapter: “Native Noise: The Politics of Powwow Drum Performance in a University Setting.” In Music and Modernity Among First Peoples of North America, eds. Victoria Levine and Dylan Robinson. Middleton: Wesleyan University Press (2019).

  • Winner, 2020 Ellen Koskoff Prize for Edited Collections, Society for Ethnomusicology
  • Winner, 2020 Ruth A. Solie Award for Edited Collections, American Musicological Society


Co-Authored Book Chapter: “Performing Protocol: Indigenous Traditional Knowledge as/and Intellectual Property.” By Beverley Diamond with Aaron Corn, Frode Fjellheim, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Moana Manipoto, Allan Marett, and John-Carlos Perea. In Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume 2, edited by Jennifer Post. New York: Routledge (2018).


Book chapter: “Recording Technology, Traditioning, and Urban American Indian Powwow Performance.” In Music, Indigeneity, Digital Media, eds. Thomas Hilder, Henry Stobart, and Shzr Ee Tan. Rochester: University of Rochester Press (2017).


Book review: Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Yearbook for Traditional Music 48 (2016).


Textbook and CD: Intertribal Native American Music in the United States

Global Music Series, New York: Oxford University Press (2013). Textbook review: Conlon, Paula J. 2015. “Powwow Times Three: Intertribal Powwow Music from Three Perspectives.” Great Plains Quarterly 35 (1): 103–11.


Journal article: “The Unexpectedness of Jim Pepper”

MUSICultures no. 39 (1), Special Issue: Indigenous Modernities, eds. Beverley Diamond, Kati Szego, and Heather Sparling (2012)