The Rough Guide: Native American Music

This CD is a great sampling of Native American music from across North America, and includes both contemporary and traditional songs. With a  wide range of artists, Nations and generes included, this is a great sampling of Native American music styles, whether you already enjoy Native music or have never heard it before. The Rough Guide: Native American Music » »

The Sioux Drum

The drum is not just a musical instrument. To the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people, it holds great cultural and symbolic power. They believe the drum has a life of its own, as well as its own powerful spirit. The drum is the heartbeat of the Indian Nation. It carries the heartbeat of Mother Earth and calls the spirits and nations together.

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Passamaquoddy Song of the Stars

This is an Abenaki-Passamaquoddy song collected in Maine by Charles G. Leland around 1882; he gives a phonetic version of it in the language dialect of that time, “Glint-wah-gnour, Pes Sausmok, or “This is the Song of the Stars.” Passamaquoddy Song of the Stars » »

Blood quantum song lyrics

Blood Quantum by the Indigo Girls

Indigo Girlsblood quantum
you’re standing in the blood quantum line
with a pitcher in your hand
poured from your heart into your veins
you said i am
i am
i am

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Pawnee Song of the Birds

All around the birds in flocks are flying.
Dipping, rising, circling, see them coming.
See, many birds are flocking here,
All about us now together coming.

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