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The Tribal Beat 2/18/07

From: KSUT
Length: 29:01

Half Hour Native News Magazine celebrating current happenings in Indian Country. Today we share another segment of Edge of the Rez and highlights from a new CD on Canyon Records. Louie Gonnie is a traditional Navajo singer. His second release on Canyon is called "Elements".

Louiegonnie_small On this week's Tribal Beat we have news of the passing of a gentleman we spotlighted over two years ago on our show. Louis W. Ballard was the first composer to bring an American Indian perspective to classical music. He passed away earlier this month after a 5 year battle with cancer. Also, another edition of Edge of the Rez plus highlights from the latest CD release from Louie Gonnie, a traditional Navajo singer.

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On this week's Tribal Beat we have news of the passing of a gentleman we spotlighted over two years ago on our show. Louis W. Ballard was the first composer to bring an American Indian perspective to classical music. He passed away earlier this month after a 5 year battle with cancer. Also, another edition of Edge of the Rez plus highlights from the latest CD release from Louie Gonnie, a traditional Navajo singer.

Broadcast History

The Tribal Beat has been produced at the KSUT studios since early 2003. This edition first aired on 2/18/07.

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