Hopi Social Dance Songs
Songs from the Mesa's
Hopi Social Dance Songs
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For millennia, the Hopi people have graced the great deserts of the southwestern United States and have preserved an enduring culture centered around their agricultural way of life. Although primarily sung to accompany social dances from January to mid-May, These vintage recordings feature singers Bernard Dawahoya, Riley Polequaptewa, Loren Sakeva, Alde Qumyintewa, Seymour Lomakema, Milland Lomakema, Sr., Millard Lomakema, Jr., and Patrick Lomawaima.
1. Paiute Dance Song (6:33) 2. Jemez Buffalo Dance Song (8:23) 3. Zuni Buffalo Dance Song (7:54) 4. Hopi Buffalo Dance Song (9:05) 5. Water Maiden Dance (10:07) 6. Navajo Ribbon Dance (6:08) 7. Clown Dance (11:08) 8. Elk Dance (6:37)
Handcrafted by Native American Artists