MEDIA

 

Photos by Richard Termine and Theo Cote

 
 

MUSIC

Ajijaak Prelude
Music by Dawn Avery and Larry Mitchell

Ajijaak Prologue
Music by Dawn Avery and Larry Mitchell

Bird Clan Song
Lyrics and Music by Ty Defoe
Inspired by melodies of the Anishinaabe Nation
Performed by Ty Defoe

Ho Ho Watanay
Music by Dawn Avery
Melody inspired by old Haudenosaunee song
Performed by Dawn Avery and Cast

Fancy Shawl Dance Song
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Medicine Bundle
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Ty Defoe, Dawn Avery, and Cast

Nibs Song, Water Song
Sourced from Grandmother Water Walkers, led by Doreen Day and Sharon Day
Performed by Henu Josephine Tarrant and Joan Henry

Deer Medicine
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Dawn Avery, Joan Henry, and Henu Josephine Tarrant

Hey Yanna Song/Deca Flight
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Cast

Buffalo Song
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Wakan Tanka (Buffalo)
Music by Dawn Avery

Grass Dance Song
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Women’s Corn Song
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Developed by Joan Henry, with the support of Deb Echohawk, Pawnee Nation Tribal Council, and linguists
Performed by Joan Henry

We Are Dancing, We Are Singing
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Tony Enos, Henu Josephine Tarrant, and Cast

Straight Dance
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Kanikonri:io (The Good Road)
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Joan Henry and Cast

Crab Dance
Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Cast

Umbay Omaa
Lyrics by Ty Defoe and Dawn Avery
Music by Dawn Avery and Larry Mitchell
Performed by Cast

Mishibizhiw
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Ajijaak Reborn
Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Dawn Avery

Ho Ho Watanay
Music by Dawn Avery
Melody inspired by old Haudenosaunee song
Performed by Henu Josephine Tarrant and Cast

We Honor You
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Ajijaak Rise
Lyrics and Music by Dawn Avery
Performed by Dawn Avery, Joan Henry, and Cast

Ajijaak Round Dance
Lyrics and Music by Kevin Tarrant
Performed by Kevin Tarrant and John Scott-Richardson

Back-track Production and Recording by Larry Mitchell
Chamber Music Arrangements and Strings performed by Dawn Avery


 

TRADITIONAL DANCES

Fancy Shawl Dance
Henu Josephine Tarrant

Grass Dance
Sheldon Raymore

Men's Traditional Dance
Tony Enos