Description

Since 1951, Canyon Records Productions has specialized in the production and distribution of traditional and contemporary Native American music. This collection is drawn from Canyon recordings made in the 1950’s and early 1960’s and includes rare songs by historically important singers from over twenty tribes of the United States and Canada. It offers a unique glimpse into the rich and varied tribal cultures of Native America through their songs and dances. Includes detailed liner notes

TRACKS: Click below to listen.
1. Acoma Song Of the Sky City (2:19)?_
2. Taos Pueblo Horse Tail Dance (2:54)?_
3. Zuni Buffalo Dance (3:25)?_
4. Tewa – “The Prisoner Song” (2:55)
5. Hopi Basket Dance (2:02)
6. Hopi Butterfly Dance (2:45)
7. Navajo Gift Dance Song (1:39)
8. Navajo Yei-Be-Chai Chant (2:52)
9. Ute Bear Dance Song (3:02)
10. Apache – “The Mescalero Trail” (2:05)
11. Apache Mountain Spirit Dance (3:09)
12. Pima – “Mountain By The Sea” (3:10)
13. Tohono O’odham – “Song Of The Green Rainbow” (1:32)
14. Peyote Ceremonial Song (3:11)
15. Shawnee Stomp Dance (2:35)
16. Shawnee – Four Corners (2:57)
17. Kiowa Round Dance (1:35)
18. Kiowa Medium Fast War Dance (1:24)?_
19. Fast Southern Cheyenne War Dance (2:01)
20. Southern Cheyenne – Oklahoma Round Dance (2:26)
21. Ponca Hethushka Dance (2:09)
22. Omaha Hethushka Dance (2:16)
23. Pawnee Hand Game Song (1:19)
24. Arikara – “We’re In This World A Short Time” (1:55)
25. Arikara – Bloody Knife’s Warrior Song (1:31)
26. Dakota/Assiniboine Montana Grass Dance Song (2:38)
27. Northern Cheyenne Sun Dance Song (2:50)
28. Northern Arapaho Fast Wolf Dance (2:12)
29. Crow Owl Dance Song (2:33)
30. Lakota Love Song (2:06)
Total Time: 44:49