Native American

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Native American

Mary Youngblood : Native American Mary Youngblood, half Seminole and half Aleut, is the first woman to professionally record the Native American Flute, and the first woman to win not just one, but two Grammy Awards for “Best Native American Music Album”.

R. Carlos Nakai : Nakai, while cognizant of the traditional use of the flute as a solo instrument, began finding new settings for it, especially in the genres of jazz and classical. He founded the ethnic jazz ensemble, the R. Carlos Nakai Quartet, to explore the intersection of ethnic and jazz idioms.

National Register of Historic Places : The Ho-Chunk traditional powwow developed out of a number of different streams of American Indian religious and traditional revival moments that flourished in the late 19th century. One primary cultural influence for early Ho-Chunk powwow ceremonialism was the development and adoption by the Ho-Chunk of the so-called Drum Religion or Drum (Dream) Dance that emerged in the late 19th century among the mixed Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Potawatomi and Ojibwa communities of central and north-central Wisconsin

Mustard Relics : Shit I think I used to bug people because every time they had something worth listening to I would beg, plead, demand that they dub me a copy. These recordings were from the 30’s and 40’s so the individuals playing and singing had a closer connection to this almost lost portion of their culture.

Joanne Shenandoah : “She weaves you into a trance with her beautiful Iroquois chants and wraps her voice around you like a warm blanket on a cool winter’s night,” said Robbie Robertson, formerly of the Band, who used her voice on his solo album Contact From the Underworld of Redboy. Shenandoah has also collaborated and or performed with Bruce Cockburn, Neil Young, Brian Kirkpatrick, Willie Nelson, Rita Coolidge and scores of others. : Indian tribes in North America history have all used drums in various ways to connect with a higher power known to most as the Great Spirit. To Native people, Indian drums are much more than just decorations or interesting musical instruments.

Bill Miller on Myspace : Just ask Vince Gill, Tori Amos and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam just a few who seek him out.”Prayers For The Truth,” states all that the Native American Indian community hold sacred, while offering forgiveness to those that nearly annihilated an entire people.

Coyote Oldman Music : Michael Graham Allen is the founder, principal flutist and composer of the band COYOTE OLDMAN. An early researcher and builder of ancient flutes of North America. M.G. Allen has been a professional flute maker since the mid 1970’s.

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