Grand Entry
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Adrian D Harjo
03:26
1.1
A Big Drum Song with soaring vocals and a pounding drum rhythm, which symbolizes a gathering of nations and a Grand Entrance into the Dance Circle. Battle cries with full group, big drum, deer toe shakers and bells
Flag Song
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Adrian D Harjo
03:49
2.1
An Honoring Song usually sung at the beginning of an intertribal event, equivalent to a "National Anthem" meant to acknowledge our Eagle Staffs and their carriers. Battle cries with full group and big drum.
Old War Dance Song
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Adrian D Harjo
01:53
3.1
Native, First Nations, Song, Sad, Lonely, Concern, Pride, Integrity, War, Indian, Tribal, Survival, Grand, Important, Documentary, Nature, History, Educational, Nostalgic, Ancient
Southern Intertribal
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Adrian D Harjo
03:09
4.1
An Intertribal Song sung in the lower registers of the southern singers such as the Kiowas and Poncas. This song's purpose is to gather different tribes as a social type dance where everyone is welcome in the Dance Circle! Full group with big drum, deer toe shakers and bells.
Oklahoma 49 Song
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Adrian D Harjo
03:44
5.1
This song is from the era of 1849 and is sung in vocalble melodies followed by English/Native Lyrics that are meant to be love songs. These songs are usually sung only at night. "No matter, where you are, I still Love You". Medium group with big drum.
Cherokee Stomp Dance
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Adrian D Harjo
04:04
6.1
A Stomp Dance is usually when the Elders make medicine. The Cherokee gifted these songs to the 6 Iroquois Nations and are sung in that style, with Bull Horn Rattles. Medium group with rattles and footstomps.
Flute Love Song
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Adrian D Harjo
03:07
7.1
A Beautiful Love song played on a wooden Red Cedar Flute which has a very sweet tone in the key of A. Solo cedar flute with long natural reverb.
Cree Round Dance
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Adrian D Harjo
02:55
8.1
The Cree People have a very unique way of playing their Hand Drums where a "Triple Beat" is used to sing songs of love and friendship, while everyone dances in a circle around the singers. This song can also be known as a Friendship Dance. Battle cries with medium sized group using hand drums.
Smoke Dance
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Adrian D Harjo
00:53
9.1
A very fast pace song from the Longhouses of the 6 Nations Iroquois People, that was used to clear out the smoke when the fires became too overwhelming. One male and big drum
Crow Hop
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Adrian D Harjo
02:10
10.1
A Victory Song with a "halftime" tempo to it, sung on the Big Drum. The dance in this song represents the Crow as it is seen on the battlefield hopping from body to body as if it were dancing. Medium sized group with big drum, shakers and bells.