Windwalker (HW Guest Artist 2/24/11) reaches into a bowl filled with salt water and pulls out a small purple-edged shell. “This is a wampum shell,” she explains as she lays it on the third eye of the woman on … Continue reading
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For centuries humans have recognized the special energies present at the places on the earth where different bodies of water meet and join. Shrines are built in these locations, ceremonies held, healings requested, offerings given and received. Here in northern … Continue reading
Hey Lopa “Hey Lopa” is a traditional Lenape rowing song that was sung as we traveled down the streams and rivers of the upper Northeast. Hey means “hello,” and lopa loma means “rowing.” The repetition is an echo–those rowing in … Continue reading
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Tagged Cherokee, drumming, interview, Lenape, Mi'kmaq, music, Native American, Oglala Lakota Sioux, rowing song, South Dakota, video, Wind Spirit Drum, Windwalker