Caption: Canoeing the Tribal Journey
Canoeing the Tribal Journey 

HV112- Native America

From: Hearing Voices
Series: Hearing Voices
Length: 54:00

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A tour of our nation's First Nations: NPR's Alex Chadwick rides into the Bitterroot Mountains with Natives and Forest Service workers. We paddle the Pacific Coast with the Canoe Nations of the Northwest. And native poets Henry Real Bird, Joy Harjo, John Trudell and Keith Secola sing us the stories of their homes and ancestors.

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Canoes, horses, poems, and songs in the heart of Native America:

“Driftwood Feelin’” (1996 / 1:40) Henry Real Bird

From the soundtrack, The United States Of Poetry, part of the
USOP project. Music by Tomandandy.

“Nez Perce Trail: Rediscovery” (2001 / 18:56)

A National Geographic / NPR Radio Expeditions: Nez Perce tribal members and Forest Service workers travel the Nez Perce Trail on horseback, looking for lost histories and common ground. Featues Nez Perce elder Horace Axtell. Producer: Carolyn Jensen Chadwick, editor: Christopher Joyce; engineer: Suraya Mohamed.

“Indigenous Angel (feat. Ulali)” (2003 / 1:00 excerpt) RedCloud

From the CD Traveling Circus.

“Crazy Horse” (2002 / 6:01) John Trudell

From the album, Bone Days, by actor, poet, Santee Sioux, musician John Trudell.

 

“Anchorage” (2006 / 2:32) Joy Harjo

From the poet’s collection, She Had She Some Horses.

“Tribal Journey” (2005 / 11:22) Jesse Boggs

Every year the Canoe Nations of the Northwest boat trip along the Pacific coast, paddling and preserving their traditional culture on the Tribal Journeys. And check HV’s photo-audio webwork: Tribal Journey.

“4R Ancestors” (1996 / 4:31) Keith Secola & The Wild Band Of Indians

From the CD Honor – A Benefit for the Honor the Earth Campaign; and on Kieth Secola’s Wild Band of Indians.

“All My Relations” (1996 / 3:32) Ulali

Also from Honor; and on the Smoke Signals soundtrack. Ulali: MySpace.

Piece Description

Canoes, horses, poems, and songs in the heart of Native America:

“Driftwood Feelin’” (1996 / 1:40) Henry Real Bird

From the soundtrack, The United States Of Poetry, part of the
USOP project. Music by Tomandandy.

“Nez Perce Trail: Rediscovery” (2001 / 18:56)

A National Geographic / NPR Radio Expeditions: Nez Perce tribal members and Forest Service workers travel the Nez Perce Trail on horseback, looking for lost histories and common ground. Featues Nez Perce elder Horace Axtell. Producer: Carolyn Jensen Chadwick, editor: Christopher Joyce; engineer: Suraya Mohamed.

“Indigenous Angel (feat. Ulali)” (2003 / 1:00 excerpt) RedCloud

From the CD Traveling Circus.

“Crazy Horse” (2002 / 6:01) John Trudell

From the album, Bone Days, by actor, poet, Santee Sioux, musician John Trudell.

 

“Anchorage” (2006 / 2:32) Joy Harjo

From the poet’s collection, She Had She Some Horses.

“Tribal Journey” (2005 / 11:22) Jesse Boggs

Every year the Canoe Nations of the Northwest boat trip along the Pacific coast, paddling and preserving their traditional culture on the Tribal Journeys. And check HV’s photo-audio webwork: Tribal Journey.

“4R Ancestors” (1996 / 4:31) Keith Secola & The Wild Band Of Indians

From the CD Honor – A Benefit for the Honor the Earth Campaign; and on Kieth Secola’s Wild Band of Indians.

“All My Relations” (1996 / 3:32) Ulali

Also from Honor; and on the Smoke Signals soundtrack. Ulali: MySpace.

Timing and Cues

Billboard 1:00
Segment A 23:00
Break 1:00
Segment B 29:00
Promo 0:30

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Driftwood Feelin’ Henry Real Bird The United States Of Poetry. Mercury Records/Mouth Almighty 1996 01:40
Indigenous Angel (feat. Ulali) RedCloud Traveling Circus. Syntax Records 2003 01:00
Crazy Horse John Trudell Bone Days. Daemon Records 2002 06:01
Anchorage Joy Harjo She Had She Some Horses. Mekko Productions 2006 02:32
4R Ancestors Keith Secola & The Wild Band Of Indians Honor - A Benefit for the Honor the Earth Campaign. Daemon Records 1996 04:31
All My Relations Ulali Honor - A Benefit for the Honor the Earth Campaign. Daemon Records 1996 03:32

Additional Credits

Funder: CPB, NEA
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