Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 109: Native American Musical Storytelling


Get ready to embark on a captivating musical journey as we dive into the rich tapestry of Native American Musical Storytelling in honor of Native American Heritage Month. For centuries, Native American communities have passed down their traditions, stories, and cultural heritage through the power of music. In this episode, we’ll explore the mesmerizing world of Native American music, a form of storytelling deeply rooted in history, tradition, and the natural world. Together, we’ll embrace the rhythms, melodies, and narratives that have been an integral part of Native American culture.

Native American Heritage Month is a time to honor and celebrate the rich heritage of the Indigenous peoples of North America, and I believe that music is one of the most beautiful ways to do just that. Through the power of storytelling in song, we’ll gain a deeper appreciation for the incredible diversity and resilience of Native American cultures.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Episode 6: Instruments in Native American Music

Episode 33: Powwow Music

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Hopi Spirit Chant – The Native American Indian

Tony Redhouse Traditonal Navajo Chant

Carlos Nakai: Earth Spirit

SweetGrass Ojibway-Intertrible Drum Song

Powerful Native American Chant

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 109

A playlist of the music heard in today’s episode can be found here. Listen to it over the next 2 weeks, until our next brand new episode of Busy Kids Love Music airs!

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