THE BOYZ, established in 1989 at the Prairie Island Dakota Wacipi originated with four singers, ranging in age from 4 years old to 14 years old. 23 years later on the present day powwow trail, THE BOYZ have grown up singing and composing songs. Their singing has taken them to foreign lands far from Indian Country as ambassadors for their families, communities and Native America. As close as brothers, the group has grown to include singers from the East to the West coast all providing a unique style and blend of voices. KSUT Tribal Radio would like to Thank THE BOYZ and Drum Hop Producti
Originating in 1995 at the Southern Ute Fair, two southern groups came together to form YELLOW JACKET. Traveling from one end of the country to the other singing southern style, this young group of men brought a unique and powerful singing to the people. A long the way singers have come and gone, one of the original singer Mr. Johnson B.
It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce that Tribal Elder, Ray C. Frost took it upon himself to resigned as the host of "PERSPECTIVES" , Oct 3rd was his final show here on Tribal Radio, A BIG SURPRISE TO US ALL.
Etched in the Native traditions of Mother Earth, the music of Aaron White (Navajo/Ute) and Anthony Wakeman (Pottawatomi/Lakota) call to the heart and soul of all life. Like a cascade of water trickling through canyons mixed with winds swirling up from the prairies, the sounds of acoustic guitar and cedar flute summon inner calm and quiet strength. -Canyon Records-
Originally recorded in 1974 in Klagetoh, AZ and re-released in 2011 on the Indian House Label. The songs on this recording were considered modern style some 40 years ago. Called Skip-dance and Two-step songs in English the Klagetoh Swingers have dubbed these "Songs about Love" since the songs included on this recording are about this particular popular subject. Singers included on this recording are Amos Y. Begay, Frank J. Begay, Ted B. Bonnie, Ned T. Clark, Ben J. Johnson & Joe J. Roanhorse.
Elders' Vision, recorded live during the 43rd Annual Kyi-Yo Powwow at the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. Blackfoot Confederacy originated in 2004 during the Annual North American Indian Days in Browning, Montana. Original singers were sought out for their knowledge of the songs that belong to the Four Nations of the Confederacy. With a strong commitment to preserving the songs of the Blackfoot Confederacy and the Blackfoot Style of singing these singers have sat once again to share the songs with the people.
"Happy Trails" is a compilation of 14 Round Dance Songs composed and produced by Leo Charlie from the Thompson Salish Lower Nichola Band from B.C. Canada. Composing round dance songs that reflect love lost, love newly found, and sprinkled with English lyrics. Mr. Charlie, an independent producer can be found selling his original songs at various powwows and round dances across the US and Canada. KSUT Southern Ute Tribal Radio would like to Thank Mr. Charlie for his donation of this CD to the station.