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Mary Youngblood - "Tears for Kientepoos" [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 1998]
In this video, Mary Youngblood (Seminole/Aleut) performs Plains-style flute with her song "Tears for Kientepoos" at a special concert honoring the music of First Nations Women during the 1998 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The song is featured on 'Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women,' available on Smithsonian Folkways. Purchase the CD: The Highly acclaimed 1995 Smithsonian Folkways release, 'Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women,' introduced the public to a rare and dynamic but little-known Native American music. This new recording offers more material traditionally sung by tribal women and music that is ordinarily sung or played by men but recently performed by women as well. Heartbeat 2 includes social and ceremonial dance songs, war, honor, and story songs from Native North America, as well as music in contemporary styles, including flute songs, poetry set jazz, and pop-oriented folk songs. Produced in collaboration with the National Museum of American History. Mary Youngblood: Facebook: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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4 min 30 sec
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