Nitanis "Kit" Largo, started singing at the age of 7 years old with her late Aunt Eleanor Elliott. Singing, music, pow-wow and dancing has always been a part of her life. Her father is a musician and her mother is a jingle dress dancer and she would travel to many pow-wows. At the age of 17 years old "Kit" started back-up singing with the drum group Bear Creek. She has also been featured on many pow-wow recordings with Bear Creek, Tha Tribe and Rocky Boy Agency. She was also included in a trio with Alex E.
Chub Gopher along with his three sisters Lois, Sheila & Melanie present Go Gophers, Stick Game Music. Growing up on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation they were taught their Indian way of life, singing at a very young age. This CD was brought together for all who love the game called stickgame and the power behind indigenous music. Please join us Friday, October 25, 2013 at noon for this weeks feature CD. This CD was donated to KSUT by, Chub Gopher.
Ladie's Night 2 was recorded in the Onion Lake community of northern Saskatchewan. It is Drumhop's second release for the album featuring Cree women of round dance singing. Feelings were expressed and thoughts were conveyed about why they were composed. Songs take a whole new meaning when you find out where they originate and the people who share their vocal gift. We hope you enjoy this weeks feature CD selection. This particular album was donated to the station, if you are interested in this or other Native American recordings visit Drumhop's website at www.drumhop.net
Christina Trejo born in Caldwell, Idaho a member of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe. She has been singing at a very young age along side with her mother. Christina released a CD with Canyon Records called Circle Dance Songs of the Northern Paiute and Shoshoni, that won three awards. This weeks Feature CD you will hear seven Circle Dance Songs and three handgame songs from Christina Trejo. Join us this Friday, October 4, 2013 at noon for our Feature CD.
This album was something that was thought of for awhile and finally it's a reality... This album is filled with songs Brian & Verdell enjoy singing together to give the people a small taste of what is to come in the future. You will hear Sioux Song, Dine Song, & Straight Song . Join us Friday, September 27, 2013 at noon for our Feature CD.
From Saddle Lake Cree First Nation, Northern Cree 6-time Grammy-nominee have put faith and trust in the power of the Pow-Wow drum for over three decades. This album was recorded live at the annual Rocky Boy Pow-Wow. Join us September, 13, 2013 at noon for this weeks Feature CD. This CD was donated by Canyon Records www.canyonrecords.com
Grammy-nominated Dine Singer Kevin Yazzie honors the spirit of giving and appreciation of swirling vocal harmonies. These songs celebrate the gift of life and the blessings that come with each new day. Join us Friday, September 9, 2013 at noon for the Featured CD. This CD was donated by Canyon Records www.canyonrecords.com
R.Casrlos Nakai, William Eaton & Will Clipman present Dancing into Silence, 14 tracks of both old and new ways for creating music that flow from unique qualities of Native American flute. This Cd was donated by Canyon Records www.canyonrecords.com
Young Buffalo Horse, A New Beginning recorded live at the Cherokee Nation Holiday Powwow. This highly energetic group of young singers provides us with 17 individual tracks of Northern Style songs. Members represented the Ojibwe Cree, Lakota, Dakota and Sac & Fox Nations. Join us Friday, August 2, 2013 at noon for the Friday Featured CD.
Wikiwam Ahsin was released in 2006 and all drumming & vocals by both Maynard Whitehawk & Lance Crowe. The first volume of a series of six Whitehawk & Crowe have been singing and composing Native American Church Music for thirteen years prior to this release. This particular album was donated to the station, copies of this and other Native American Church songs can be found at www.peyotevault.com or www.drumgroups.com