An all time favorite on the powwow circuit.
Contains powerful "oldies but goodies".
Words to each song in original Lakota language, with English translations, on the insert.
Extended play 1985 85-0701 $15.00 On Sale: $13.75
The Red Leaf Takoja Singers are a group of popular Indian singers based in Denver, Colorado. The members live in Denver, on reservations in South Dakota, and in the Taos Puebleo, New Mexico. A part-time member lives in Oklahoma.
The singing tradition of Red Leaf spans at least four generations. Its distinctive musical style comes from the Red Leaf and Black Pipe Communities of the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota.
Listen and Enjoy the music and style of the Red Leaf Takoja Singers. Recorded live as Host Drum for the First Annual Taos Blue Lake Powwow at Taos, New Mexico, July 13, 1985.
Singers: Howard, Terrie, Pat, Dale, and Al Bad Hand, Tom Teegarden, and Richard Archuleta
Announcer: Tony Arkeketa
Featured Singers: Margaret Tyon, Alice Matinez, Michelle M. and Donna M. Concha. A special thanks to Ernie Ray Running, Bill Sunrise, and Tony Arkeketa, and to the other fine singers whose voices appear on this album.
Songs featured on this album
Strong Dancing Song (Shout Song #1)
Honor Song For Beauty Queens
Erin and Erika's Song (Shout Song #2)
Willie Bad Hand's Song
Stand As One: Spiritual Teachings of Keetowah - Awakening to the Original Truths
Knowing the Truth By Name: The Stories of White Bear, Book 1
Beyond Names and Forms: The Stories of White Bear, Book 2
Working with the Land Playing in the Kitchen: A Passionate Connection
Commendable Discretion: A Detective Novel Of The Old West
Mark Eagleheart ~ By My Own Light
Burton Jespersen ~ Any Road
Christine Autumn ~ Black Matter
Red Leaf Takoja ~ A Living Hoop
Red Leaf Takoja ~ Live at Fort Duchesne
Red Leaf Takoja ~ Live at Blue Lake Powwow
Red Leaf Takoja ~ Echoes of the Universe
Red Leaf Singers ~ Songs of the Warrior
Sacred Songs of Native American Healing: Sung as in Ceremony
Sacred Songs of Native American Healing: Songs To Learn By