Creation's Journey: Native American Music

Creation's Journey: Native American Music

Various Artists SFW40410

Presented by the National Museum of the American Indian. From powwow music to Christian songs in Cherokee to Irish reels, Native peoples from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Bolivia present living traditions and crossovers to Euro-American musics. Recorded in New York City and Washington D.C., in 1992 and 1993. Package includes detailed notes in a beautifully illustrated booklet. An eloquent expression of enduring creativity, vibrant cultural life, and diverse artistry. 64 minutes. "A wondrous exhibition of Native American music." — TSC Entertainment News


Presentado por el National Museum of the American Indian (Museo Nacional del Indígena Americano). Desde la música powwow hasta canciones cristianas en Cherokee reels irlandeses, los pueblos indígenas de los Estados Unidos, Canadá, México y Bolivia presentan tradiciones vivas y mezclas de estilos de músicas euroamericanas.

Grabado en Nueva York y Washington DC, entre 1992 y 1993. El paquete incluye notas detalladas en un folleto maravillosamente ilustrado. Una expresión elocuente de la creatividad permanente, la vibrante vida cultural y artística diversa. Sesenta y cuatro minutos. ”Una maravillosa exposición de la música nativa americana“ - TSC Entertainment News

Year Released 1994
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1995 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) American Indian
Country(s) Bolivia; Canada; Mexico; United States
Culture Group(s) Apache; Apache-White Mountain; Aymara; Blackfoot; Cherokee; Comanche; Iroquois; Kwakiutl; Micmac; Navajo; Seneca; Tewa; Yupik; Zapotec
Instrument(s) Fiddle; Guitar; Piano; Tinya (Drum)
Subject(s) American Indian; Gospel music; Music--Cape Breton; Religious

Download Liner Notes

101 Prairie Chicken Dance The Blackfoot Crossing Singers 2:00
102 Scalp Dance / Victory Dance (medley) Comanche Singers 4:08
103 Two-Step: Inform Your Grandma D.J. Nez 2:01
104 Crown Dance Ramsey Burnette 2:36
105 Butterfly Dance Peter Garcia and Carpio Trujillo 10:18
106 New Women's Shuffle Dance Young Nation Singers 6:28
107 Constitution Breakdown Lee Cremo Trio 2:11
108 Sheehan's Reel / Pigeon on the Gate (medley) Lee Cremo Trio 2:25
109 A Beautiful Life The Kingfisher Trio 2:06
110 On the Jericho Road The Kingfisher Trio 2:35
111 Helana Elena and Nicholas Charles and Joe Chief, Jr. 1:30
112 Hello Song Elena and Nicholas Charles and Joe Chief, Jr. 2:43
113 Ladies Dance Kwakiutl Singers 5:59
114 Peace Dance Kwakiutl Singers 2:21
115 Sata Kallta Comunidad Aymara de Laqaya 4:30
116 Axawiri Imilla Comunidad Aymara de Laqaya 6:56
117 Son de la Danza de los Mixes Zapotec Singers 4:32
Comments powered by Disqus

Folkways Suggests is a new feature that displays related content based on artist names, countries and genres. Feedback is welcomed via email at