Cree Confederation, represent the Cree people of the Treaty Six area, they were formed in the winter of 2007. On this album you will hear their power with full swiftness voices and drumming, dancer to shake their bells & kick up their feet.
Cree Confederation Awards, Nominations & Submissions; 2010, Best Pow-Wow CD-Contemporary, Pakosiyimitan, Nominee. 2011, Best Group or Duo, Submission. 2012, Best Group or Duo, Horse Dance-Mistatim Simoowin, Nominee. 2012, Best Pow-wow CD-Contemporary-Horse Dance Mistatim, Nominee.
Skylar Wolf, Native American Navajo/Ute was born and raised as a sheepherder in Huerfano, New Mexico. He now resides in Farmington, New Mexico with his family. Wolfs, talent comes straight from the heart and soul, he was awarded with a "NAMMY" in 2009. Please join us this Friday, June 20, 2014 for this weeks Feature CD, Skylar Wolf, Conviction, 12P.M. (MST). This CD was donated to the station by Skylar Wolf, himself.
Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice have worked in water rights attorney, a tribal judge, two educators and a stock clerk. They call themselves Poetic Justice as a term of grace, expressing how justice can appear in the world despite forces of confusion and destruction. Their music speaks for them in a blend of influences that speak of community, love for people, for all creatures, for this crazy beautiful history. Please join us this Friday, June 6, 2014 for this weeks Feature CD, Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice, 12P.M. (MST).
1982, Northern Cree singers were founded by Steve Wood, his brothers Randy & Earl Wood. The group originates from Saddle Lake Cree Nation, but is made up of members from the Treaty 6 area from; Frog Lake Cree Nation, Onion Lake Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Louis Bull Cree Nation & Poundmaker Cree Nation.
Formed in the winter of 2007, Cree Confederation has made and met their aspirations of becoming a recognizable Pow-Wow Drum Group. So many great drum groups have encouraged and mentored their dream, Cree Confederation have taken their place in the winter's circle amongst champions. They represent the Cree people of the Treaty Six area. Their style of music they share comes from their grandfathers, a style that is a hybrid of original and contemporary style of singing.
Young Spirit was formed in the summer of 2001 at a Pow-Wow in Hobbema, Alberta. This group of friends wished to represent their Western Canadian Plans Cree culture & be a proud voice for all First Nations & Native American people. Awards & Nominations, 2012, Best Pow-Wow CD, Live at Hinckley & 2013, Best Pow-Wow CD, Takakikeh, nominee.
Buddy Red Bow is a Native American musical legend whose memory often evokes emotional responses from fans of this genre. Buddy Red Bow was a great storyteller & folk musician, passing down songs & stories throughout the ages. The very best stories are on this album Journey To The Spirit World. Bow's heartfelt delivery makes it a worthwhile. Please join us for this weeks Feature CD, Journey To The Spirit World this Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 12PM (MST).
Anyone who has been to a pow-wow or round dance has likely heard of the talented singer and songwriter Delia Waskewitch, from Onion Lake, Saskatchewan. Delia grew up in a musical family as her father played the guitar and sang in a band, her mother also sang however she sang in their home. She remembers her mother singing and whistling while she cooked and cleaned.
Putumayo Presents Native America, a collection of music by singer-songwriters and instrumentalists who draw inspiration from their traditions. In this collection there are ten artist; the album opens up with Florent Vollant, Chole Sainte Marie, R. Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman just to name a few, Jery Alfred & the Medicine Beat, draws the album's circle to a close. Haunting flute music and entrancing vocals reveal the power of contemporary Native American music from the U.S.