Watch this Blackfeet Dancer!

Black Lodge

Watch This Dancer! (Canyon Records, 2007)

Even though pow wows are not native to all Indian nations in North America, pow wows have become very popular across the United States and Canada. There are different styles, depending on the region. Black Lodge, led by Kenny Scabby Robe, have been around for over twenty years. They perform the variety known as northern style of singing and drumming.

The latest CD by Black Lodge, who are primarily members of the Blackfeet and Cree nations, is Watch This Dancer! The selection of pieces includes traditional songs as ell as intertribal songs.

 

Buy Watch This Dancer!.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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