Category Indigenous

Firemakers- N’we Jinan and Youth Artists

with producer David Hodges, this is Vol 7 of songs youth of various Nations wrote lyrics for and produced this amazing collection with hip hop beats and heart-felt words often sung in traditional languages.  http://www.nwejinan.com  also on soundcloud.com/nwejinan

From The Continuum- Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Intuitive Intuitive flute playing with Tiokasin Ghosthorse, master player.

Bunniez n’ Bearz- Wanbli Ceya

Hip Hop from Pine Ridge and young singer/ songwriter Wanbli Ceya.  Songs are about his life desires.  Living on the Rez is his theme and returning to traditional culture as well as youth and sexuality.  His public service announcement (track 7) is called Practice Safe Sexuality..find more info at his facebook.com/Wanbli Ceya and his performance […]

Cochemea (Daptone) All My Relations

Dap Kings Saxman blends Jazz with ancestral percussion and even throws in some indigenous vocals at times. The result is a funky eclectic album that grooves. The percussion definitely takes on Latin flavors and really ties the whole thing together, with his Sax floating in and out of the whole record. Try: ALL FCC:Clean     […]

Echoes From The Mountain-Crazy Flute

To complete the collection from Crazy Flute here is the CD Echoes From The Mountain.  Some mellow instrumental with percussion. Play All

We Belong To The Music- Crazy Flute

Newest CD from Crazy Flute with spoken word tracks Unity and Unbroken Chain. Some guitar riffs from Brandon WhetBruk  add depth and beauty (Reflection). For instumental background and music to contemplate with play We Belong To the Music CD.  Check out interview with founder Jack here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/communityradiowithdeb/episodes/2019-01-19T05_41_04-08_00 and check out website at http://www.crazyflute.com

Tribal Groove- Crazy Flute

With Jack Crazy Flute Holland , and Professor Keith Talley the main band, they play  instrumental grooves that may quicken your heart(Water Warriors March) and other times calm your thoughts (Coyotes Tears). Spoken word piece, Home, has received acclaims.  Play all!

High Road-Midnight Shine

Cree artists that are from different Cree communities in Canada with band leader Adrian Sutherland from Attawapiskat First Nation.  We play this rock album  and note Heart of Gold (Neil Young Cover) has chorus in Cree.  Powerful tunes that speak to Indigenous life and the challenges living in isolated communities.   Survivor needs no explanation and […]

Purify- Tony Duncan

Enjoy the tranquil with award winning Flutist Tony Duncan in this album of the gifts from Tony Duncan’s flute playing. A winner of many awards.  His statement inside the jacket cover in part,” feel the beauty and restore balance through the peaceful gift of the flute.”  All flute. Play all!

Oskiyak kisik (Young Spirit)-Mewasinsational (Round Dance Songs)

You will love the Round Dance music with Young Spirit who are one of the top First Nation/Native American singing Groups. Enjoy these high spirited Pow Wow Dances that make it very difficult to stand idle.  Play all!

Blues Loving Man- Tracy Lee nelson

“Keeping The Blues Alive With Native Blues” says the Cd cover!  You won’t be disappointed with Tracy Lee Nelson of the La Jolla Band of the Luiseno Indians.  We appreciate the love song to his daughter, Nation and Protectors. This album won Best of The Blues in the 2018, Native American Music Awards.  Enjoy all […]

500 Years of The Native Blues- Tracy Nelson

In this compilation of Tracy Lee Nelson original (going classic) songs you will hear about a history of  the  most resilient peoples that of the Original Peoples of Turtle Island.  We appreciate the stories told thru these songs and celebrate the Blues with Tracy Lee Nelson.  Play all!!

Night Echo Star Seed- Kevin Mockingbird

Sometimes the meditation goes well with Native American Flute playing and this is just what Kevin had in mind with this CD.  Track 7 (Abinii-Fireshine) has wild bird with solo flute on all other tracks it is solo flute. Play All and relax!

Nitisanak-Northern Cree

Started in 1982, Northern Cree (the band) are from Saddle Lake Cree First Nation in Alberta, Canada and came up with the name Nitisanak which means Brothers and Sisters.  There are about 15-16 drummers and singers on this drum recorded live at the Pow Wow.  A favorite and original Northern Style.  Play all!

Family-Randy Wood

Congratulations to Randy Wood Best Male Artist 2018 with Native American Music Awards! Produced by Canyon Records,Cree musician continues to create music for Round Dances, Pow Wow and Gatherings where everyone can enjoy!  Unique voice contributes to this CD with hand drum accompaniment.  Play all!!

Guatemaya- Doctor Nativo

Music Original music that you can dance with! Celebrating Mayan Identity Doctor Nativo is speaking to Indigenous Resistance and Mayan Culture and popular track 8  (La Voz Popular) is known by many. Track one celebrates culture, Guatemaya.  Spanish and Salsa Beat! Dance to track 10 and play all for upbeat and positive healing!

Sacred Songs Of Native American Healing-Howard Bad Hand and Tom Teegarden

Songs by Howard Bad Hand and Tom Teegarden are song in ceremony and these men have been singing for ceremony since 1971. Special. Play with Respect!

Songs From The Peace Village-Unole

Wonderful Drumming and songs from affiliation with the Sunray Peace Village (Lincoln Vermont), Rev Meli Kitchens produced this CD and recently nominated to the Native American Music Awards for song Air and Water is Life.  Drum with voice,  song in Cherokee.  Play All!

Fires of Thunder-Thana Redhawk

You can hear the spoken word of John Trudell on the tracks Water Is Power and Invision Drops of Dreams.  Thana aka Redhawk Woman gifts us with her spoken word poetry with a back drop of various electronica.  This Native woman can be found on the west coast performing at venues honoring Mother Earth and […]

Good Ol’ Fashioned NDN Lovin-Pipestone

These round dance songs by Pipestone, an Ojibwe group from Wisconsin beg you to dance and laugh at all the ways to love human to human in this modern world.  The lyrics will make you smile.  Play all!

Traditional Songs From Warm Springs- Ellen Squiemphem, Susan Moses, Bernice Mitchell, Adeline Miller

Located in Oregon and sung by the women of the Warm Springs Reservation these songs are representative of the traditional songs song by the people for 100’s of years and presented here so they may be remembered by the future generations. Originally released in 1998 by Canyon Records.  Part of our “Historical Collection” at WRUV […]

Wild Rice Songs Of the Menominee Nation-Myron Pyawasit, Gil-Shik Pyawasit,Wyne Silas Jr, Shane Webster

Ma-ma -chay-tua (the people that live with the seasons) gift us with these social songs of contemporary and traditional origins.  Released by Canyon Records this is a wonderful sampling of great singing and drumming firmly rooted in Menominee traditions. Play all!

Aquene-Grandmother Puddingstone

This is an Algonquin woman singing with acoustic guitar accompaniment.  Aquene means peace in Algonquin and these tracks are intertribal and familiar and played at social gatherings and Pow Wow’s.  Play all of these “cover” folk songs in Native American genre as well.

Relentless- Thunder Hill

Recorded at University of Oklahoma Pow Wow 2009 by Canyon Records with Thunder Hill.  This drum group is Southern Style with women singing along in vocables.   The songs are traditional with some verse in English.  Hard not to dance with! Play all!

Songs of the Caddo-various singers

Social Dances and Songs recorded by Canyon Records by the Caddo people of Oklahoma at Cultural center in the 1970’s.  Still performed and sung today.